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A Joyful Christmas: Presenting Nicol Matt from Germany

December 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

December’s other Christmas concert will introduce Artistic Director candidate Nicol Matt from Germany. He will be leading a wonderful and diverse Christmas repertoire including Francis Poulenc’s Hodie Christus natus est, Benjamin Britten’s A Hymn to the Virgin, Ola Gjeilo’s Spotless Rose, Ivo Antognini’s Laudate Dominum and other seasonal songs and carols by Reger, Rachmaninoff, Busto, Ramírez, Sixten, Chilcott, Berring, Sandström and more.

Nicol Matt

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German conductor Nicol Matt is the founder and conductor of the Chamber Choir of Europe and was the conductor of the Amadeus Choir. He studied church music, conducting, piano, singing and vocal coaching at the music academies of Stuttgart, Trossingen and Strasbourg. He regularly receives invitations to perform at established concert series such as the Rheingau Music Festival, the SWR Festival, the MDR Musical Summer in Germany, and in many other countries. As a producer Nicol developed and initiated many new projects for the international TV and music industries to support choirs and a cappella singing worldwide. As a lecturer and judge he is regularly invited to international choral competitions, festivals and universities to teach workshops and masterclasses for conductors and singers.


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Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy • Frohlocket, ihr Völker auf Erden
Javier Busto • Ave Maria
Sergei Rachmaninoff • Bogoroditse Devo
Max Reger • Unser lieben Frauen Traum
Benjamin Britten • A Hymn to the Virgin
Peter Berring • Sleep, sweet child
Ivo Antognini • Laudate Dominum
Fredrik Sixten • Alleluia
Ariel Ramírez • Le peregrinación
Francis Poulenc • Hodie Christus natus est
Ola Gjeilo • Spotless Rose
Jan Sandström • Det är en ros utsprungen
Morten Lauridsen • O magnum mysterium
Bob Chilcott • The Gift to be Simple
The King’s Singers • The 12 Days of Christmas
Lowry/Greene/Ray • Mary, did you know
Jon Washburn • O sanctissima

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