The Choirs of St Paul’s Cathedral, Temple Church and St Albans Cathedral
Andrew Carwood, Roger Sayer and Andrew Lucas conductors
Pier Damiano Peretti organ
Elizabeth Bass harp
Rebecca McChrystal percussion
NICOLAI Festival Overture on Ein feste burg
Choral works by VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, WHITACRE and HOLST
TIPPETT Five Spirituals
BERNSTEIN Chichester Psalms
Always one of the most eagerly awaited Festival events, the Three Choirs Concert this year features acclaimed choirs from St Albans and London in a concert of spectacular music for choir and organ. Their programme concludes with Bernstein’s tuneful depiction of hope for brotherhood and peace.
Pier Damiano Peretti won at St Albans in 1999 and has since established a remarkable career as performer, pedagogue and composer.