“Evensong: New Choral Music By Richard Harvey”
Dona Nobis Pacem,
Et in Arcadia,
Heli Jürgenson (Conductor).
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir.
Esteemed British composer, Richard Harvey, returns with a sublime album of new choral works recorded in Estonia by the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conducted by Heli Jurgenson. Additional performances feature The Latvia Radio Choir conducted by Sigvards Klava. and the strings of the Hungarian Film Orchestra. This new album features ten new compositions for mixed choir, some of which are also scored for string orchestra, organ and various soloists. The recordings were made in the awe inspiring acoustic of St Nicholas Church Museum, Tallinn in Estonia. The texts are sourced from traditional works in most cases with other inspiring libretti from British poets Archibald Lampman and George Herbert.