Music Alive for Friday 31 May 2019
Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir recorded in concert at Cadogan Hall in London by the BBC.
As part of their 20th anniversary European tour Voices New Zealand took a themed programme of music to London, 'Voices of Aotearoa', reflecting both Pacific and western choral repertoire, combined with the ancient sounds of Māori music played on traditional instruments.
Voices New Zealand concert was broadcast by the BBC who kindly made their recording available to RNZ.
Voices of Saints and Angels
Hildegard von Bingen: O viridissima virga
Princess Te Rangi Pai: Hine e hine
David Childs: Salve Regina
Voices from the Earth
Mark Sirett: Ce beau Printemps
Jean Absil: Bestiaire
David Griffiths: Lie Deep my Love
Voices from the Deep
Helen Fisher: Pounamu
Jakko Mäntyjärvi: Canticum Calamitatis Maritimae
Samuel Barber: To be sung on the water
Voices of Stars and Light
Trad: Pokarekare ana
David Hamilton: Karakia of the Stars
David Hamilton: Ecce beatam Lucem
Voices New Zealand, Horomona Horo (taonga pūoro)
Karen Grylls (director)
Recorded at Cadogan Hall in London and presented by Ian Skelly for the BBC.