Fri, November 30, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Downtown Voices: Voices over Tallinn

St. Paul’s Chapel

Praised by The New York Times for their “incisive, agile strength,” Downtown Voices is a semiprofessional choir made up of volunteer singers from the New York metro area and members of the Grammy-nominated Choir of Trinity Wall Street. Founded by Director of Music and the Arts, Julian Wachner, and directed by Stephen Sands, Downtown Voices’ first two seasons included performances featuring the works of Beethoven, Alberto Ginastera, Benjamin Britten, James MacMillan, Philip Glass, and a large-scale commission for the 250th anniversary of St. Paul’s Chapel, Spire and Shadow by Zachary Wadsworth.

Voices over Tallinn: Celebrating 100 Years of Estonian Music

Veljo Tormis - Estonian Calendar Songs #5
Tormis - Childhood Memory
Tormis - Laulud
Arvo Pärt - Magnificat
Pärt - I am the True Vine
Pärt - Annum per annum
Ester Mägi - Suitsupääsuke
Pärt Uusberg - A Prayer for a Child
Cyrillus Kreek - Happy is the Man
Eduard Tubin - Ave Maria
Tormis - Laulu algus
Gustav Ernesaks - Mu isamaa

Downtown Voices; Stephen Sands, conductor

FREE ADMISSION

Location

St. Paul’s Chapel

Broadway (at Fulton Street), Lower Manhattan

directions

Featured Recordings

  • Anthracite Fields
  • Christmas with The Washington Chorus
  • Julian Wachner: Symphony No. 1
  • The Snow Lay on the Ground
  • Trevor Weston Choral Works

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