The Gesualdo Six, vocal ensemble
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The Gesualdo Six, vocal ensemble

Youth, Dedication, Self-confidence

Directed by: Owain Park
Guy James, countertenor
Gopal Kambo, tenor
Josh Cooter, tenor
Craddock, baritone
Sam Mitchell, bass

Program: Fading - as light folds into darkness

William Byrd (okoli 1540 – 1623), Emendemus in melius  
Thomas Tallis (okoli 1505 – 1585), Te lucis ante terminum  
William Byrd, Miserere mihi Domine 
Nicholas Gombert (1495 – 1560), Media vita  
Owain Park (1993), Phos hilaron  
Hildegard von Bingen (1098 – 1179), O Ecclesia, occuli tui  
Arvo Pärt (1935), Morning Star  
Christopher Tye (okoli 1505 – 1572/3), Ad te clamamus (Salve Regina)  
Cheryl Frances-Hoad (1980), The Promised Light of Life  
Hans Leo Hassler (1564 – 1612), Tribus miraculis  
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Luca Marenzio (okoli 1553 – 1599), Potrò viver io più se senza luce  
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (okoli 1525 – 1594), Io son ferito, ahi lasso  
Thomas Tallis, If ye love me  
Gerda Blok-Wilson (1955), O Little Rose, O Dark Rose  
David Bednall (1979), Put out into the deep  
Veljo Tormis (1930 – 2017), Four Estonian Lullabies  
Josef Rheinberger (1839 – 1901), Abendlied  

 

The Gesualdo Six is a rising star in the world of vocal performance. Within the four years since its formation, one of the hottest British male vocal consorts has taken the music world by storm, winning widespread popularity in Europe and beyond. Comprised of some of UK’s finest young consort singers (countertenor, tenor, baritone and bass), The Gesualdo Six is directed by Owain Park, a composer, conductor, singer and organist. Highly professional and experienced despite their young age, the consort members sing with utter conviction, perfect intonation, impeccable blend and just balance between voices.

In 2018 releasing their debut recording on Hyperion Records, an album of English renaissance polyphony titled English Motets, the consort continues to broaden their rich vocal repertoire. Whilst initially focusing on early music, concert programmes began to reflect a desire to include more modern repertoire and now renaissance polyphony is often juxtaposed with works by composers such as Ligeti and Poulenc, and commissioned compositions by young composers. The consort will demonstrate their impressive capacity to weave rich aural tapestries with beguiling confidence also to the Ljubljana audience.

 

“The Gesualdo Six have everything going for them – talent, youth, stamina, confidence and years of experience of singing the most difficult vocal polyphony in the repertoire.”  (The Tablet, 2016)

 

 

 

 

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