Many are the wonders Ora Singers

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Album Info

Album Veröffentlichung:
2017

HRA-Veröffentlichung:
09.06.2017

Label: Harmonia Mundi

Genre: Classical

Subgenre: Choral

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  • Thomas Tallis (1505-1585):
  • 1Archbishop Parker’s Psalter: I. Man Blest No Doubt01:01
  • 2Archbishop Parker’s Psalter: II. Let God Arise00:54
  • 3O sacrum convivium03:24
  • Steven Stucky (1949-2016):
  • 4Three New Motets: II. O sacrum convivium03:03
  • 5If ye love me01:56
  • Frank Ferko (b. 1950):
  • 6Reflection on Thomas Tallis’ If Ye Love Me02:36
  • Thomas Tallis:
  • 7Archbishop Parker’s Psalter: III. Why Fum’th in Sight00:58
  • 8Archbishop Parker’s Psalter: IV. O Come in One to Praise the Lord01:09
  • 9Videte Miraculum (Vespers respond)09:52
  • Richard Allain (b. 1965):
  • 10Videte miraculum10:35
  • Thomas Tallis:
  • 11Loquebantur04:00
  • Ken Burton (1970):
  • 12Many are the Wonders04:43
  • Thomas Tallis:
  • 13Archbishop Parker’s Psalter: V. E’en Like the Hunted Hind01:00
  • 14Archbishop Parker’s Psalter: VI. Expend, O Lord, my Plaint01:16
  • 15O nata lux01:56
  • Harry Escott (1976):
  • 16O Light of Light02:30
  • Thomas Tallis:
  • 17Te lucis ante terminum02:02
  • Alec Roth (b. 1948):
  • 18Night Prayer03:02
  • Thomas Tallis:
  • 19Archbishop Parker’s Psalter: VII. Why Brag’st in Malice High00:46
  • 20Archbishop Parker’s Psalter: VIII. God Grant with Grace01:12
  • Kerry Andrew (b. 1978):
  • 21Archbishop Parker's Psalm 15004:19
  • Thomas Tallis:
  • 22Archbishop Parker’s Psalter: Ordinal. Come Holy Ghost00:37
  • Robert Chilcott (b. 1955):
  • 23Tallis Canon02:32
  • Thomas Tallis:
  • 24Archbishop Parker’s Psalter: Appendix. Why Fum’th in Sight05:00
  • Total Runtime01:10:23

Info zu Many are the wonders

ORA’s third album release, a collection of works by Thomas Tallis featuring six ORA commissioned reflections by six contemporary composers, will be released in early 2017.

Launched at the Cutty Sark in Greenwich, and with an appearance on In Tune, earlier this year, ORA'S third album for harmonia mundi pays tribute to the particular golden age of Thomas Tallis.

„The opening years of the 21st century can justifiably lay claim to being a new golden age for choral music. I wanted to embark on a series of recordings to reflect this and to showcase some of today s best contemporary composers, placing their works in direct relief with masterpieces from previous ages. This recording, the second in our Renaissance gems and their reflections series, looks at the music of Thomas Tallis, and we are delighted to have commissioned a number of talented composers to offer their personal reflections on his works. I hope that these new pieces, like Tallis originals, will find their way into the repertoire of other vocal groups, delighting audiences both now and in the future.“ (Suzi Digby)

ORA Singers
Suzi Digby, conductor




ORA
is a professional vocal ensemble made up of some of the leading singers in choral music, founded by Suzi Digby OBE. ORA seeks to captivate audiences with the highest standards of musical excellence combined with a fresh and engaging approach to performance. ORA is not just about singing, though that is at the core of its being, it is also about engaging audiences on many levels with a dramatic and all-encompassing approach to performance that makes true ‘events’ out of concerts.

ORA came into being through a belief that we are in a second golden age of choral music, matching that of the Renaissance. The choir’s performances and recordings showcase ‘classic’ masterpieces of Renaissance choral music alongside specially commissioned reflections from prominent and award-winning contemporary composers.



Suzi Digby OBE
was born in Japan and lived in Hong Kong, Mexico and the Philippines before settling in London & Cambridge. She is an internationally renowned Choral Conductor and Music Educator. She has trail-blazed the revival of singing in UK schools and the community over two and a half decades.

Suzi founded and runs the following influential National arts/education organisations: The Voices Foundation (the UK’s leading Primary Music Education Charity); Voce Chamber Choir (one of London’s finest young Chamber Choirs); Vocal Futures (Nurturing young [16-22] audiences for Classical Music); Singing4Success (Leadership and ‘Accelerated Learning’ for Corporates) and The London Youth Choir (a pyramid of 5 choirs, 8-22, serving all ethnic communities in London’s 33 boroughs). Suzi is also a visiting Professor at University of Southern California (Choral Studies) and in 2014 launched her Californian professional vocal consort, The Golden Bridge.

As a conductor, Suzi’s 2011 debut with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (Vocal Futures’ Bach’s St Matthew Passion) was met with outstanding critical acclaim: “Choral wizard”, “The mother of all music”, The Telegraph; “Sensitive and accomplished conductor”, Musical America; “A serious force for good within Britain’s music education system”, New Statesman. Suzi annually conducts 2,000 voices in the Royal Albert Hall in a scratch Youth Messiah which, last year, this was awarded Best Classical Music Education Initiative Nationwide by popular Classic FM vote. Suzi has conducted many major choral-orchestral works with, amongst others: BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Mozart Players, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Brandenburg Festival Orchestra. Venues at which she has conducted include The Royal Albert Hall; St John’s Smith Square; the Gstaad Festival; Ambika P3, London; St Martin in the Fields; St James’ Piccadilly; King’s College Chapel, Cambridge; and (with the Rolling Stones) O2; Glastonbury Festival and Hyde Park.

Suzi is a Trustee of Music in Country Churches, among other music and education charities. She is Past President of the Incorporated Society of Musicians and was Acting Music Director of Queens’ College, Cambridge (where she founded and runs the Queens’ Choral Conducting Programme). Amongst many TV appearances, she was judge in BBC1’s hit show, Last Choir Standing with over seven million viewers. She regularly adjudicates choral competitions and gives workshops and lectures around the world.



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