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National Youth Choir of Scotland

Sings Vaughan Williams, Whitacre and Tippett

Christopher Bell directs the National Youth Choir of Scotland in four works that showcase the virtuosity of these young singers.

National Youth Choir of Scotland
Christopher Bell Conductor

Andrew McTaggart Baritone

Michael Bawtree Organ

Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs
Tippett Five Spirituals (Child of Our Time)
Thea Musgrave On the Underground Set No 2
Eric Whitacre When David Heard

Quite simply one of the world’s most exceptional youth choruses, the National Youth Choir of Scotland brings together the nation’s outstanding young singers aged 16 to 25. It is internationally renowned for the detail, power and passion of its vivid music making, and has a long history of acclaimed performances. Under founder and award-winning conductor Christopher Bell, NYCoS launches our spectacular six-concert celebration of some of the world’s finest youth ensembles with an  impassioned programme – from the lush harmonies of one of Vaughan Williams’s most visionary works to the raw emotional impact of Eric Whitacre’s Biblical lament, by way of Tippett’s moving prayers for peace. The Choir also brings to life the witty settings of strange and exotic poems from the London Underground by renowned Scottish composer Thea Musgrave.

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5 August 2018

  • Usher Hall (Show on map)
  • 1hr approx (no interval)
  • £15

This event was part of a previous International Festival and is therefore unavailable to book. The 2019 programme will be available in the spring. 

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