The Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) is proud to announce its debut collaboration with the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, in two showcases at Dewan Filharmonik PETRONAS (DFP), Kuala Lumpur City Centre.
The performances are scheduled on Saturday, 17 September 2016 at 8.30 p.m. and Sunday, 18 September 2016 at 3.00 p.m. All performances will be led by Graham Ross, the choir’s Music Director since 2010, and will witness the MPO and the ensemble perform some of the most exciting works such as Dukas’ Fanfare from
‘La Peri’, Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man, Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, Tchaikovsky’s Overture 1812 and Faure’s Requiem, Op.48.
Since its inception in 1972, the choir keeps an active schedule recording, broadcasting and performing, in addition to its primary function of leading services in the College chapel. It has been praised for its consistently thrilling and outstanding performances worldwide; this include recent engagements for Handel’s Messiah with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, world premiere of Raskatov’s Green Mass with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, and tours to the USA, Europe, Australia, the Middle East and Asia.
The ensemble also has an impressive discography of more than 40 recordings to great acclaim, including the Diapason D’or and Gramophone awards.
Prior to its performances with the MPO, the choir will hold its own recital on Thursday, 15 September 2016 at 8.30 p.m. on the same stage. Under the direction of Ross, the choir will present works such as Harris’ Faire Is The Heaven, Stanford’s The Blue Bird, Gershwin’s Summertime, Rutter’s Birthday Madrigals, Swingle’s Country Dances, Byrd’s Laudibus in sanctis, Britten’s Hymn to St. Cecilia and Swayne’s Magnificat, among others.
Be part of an unforgettable musical fanfare with the MPO and Choir of Clare College, only at DFP.
‘Choir of Clare College & the MPO’
Thursday, 15 September 2016 at 8.30 p.m. (choir recital)
Saturday, 17 September 2016 at 8.30 p.m. (MPO – for Renaissance subscribers only)
Sunday, 18 September 2016 at 3.00 p.m. (MPO)
Dewan Filharmonik PETRONAS, PETRONAS Twin Towers
Orchestra / Conductor / Ensemble
Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra
Graham Ross conductor
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Ticket Prices (Thursday)
RM70 and RM50
Ticket Prices (Saturday & Sunday)
Premium: RM200, A Reserve: RM160, B Reserve: RM130, C Reserve: RM100
Box Office Hours
Tuesdays to Saturdays:10.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m., 9.00 p.m. on performance nights
Sundays: 12.00 noon to performance time
Telephone Bookings: 03-23317007
Email Bookings: firstname.lastname@example.org
MPO website: www.mpo.com.my