La Nuova Musica
In this concert we contrast Nuova Musica (new music) with La Nuova Music, a style of music dominated by Montiverdi and Gesualdo. We will tackle this difficult repertoire with a group of 6 expert singers, just as it would have been performed in the Early Baroque Italian tradition.
POSTPONED: Candlelight Vox presents Path of Miracles (ft. Divisi Chamber Singers)
Divisi and Candlelight Vox join forces under the baton of Grace Gallur to perform Talbot’s four-movement epic Path of Miracles. The work was commissioned for Tenebrae and chronicles the physical, emotional, and physical transformations of the Camino de Santiago. The the four movement epic chronicles the pilgrimage, evoking the numerous languages and locales part and parcel on the journey. The work pays homage to the difficulty and pious nature of the Camino.
Compose Queer – 26th February 2021
Compose queer is now finished. For more information about this program and any updates about its participants go to www.divisichamber.com/composequeer
Divisi in Recital – 9th August 2019
A showcase recital in Wyselaskie Auditorium featured a selection of choral masterpieces by Arvo Pärt, Franz Biebl, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, and a contemporary arrangement of Waltzing Matilda by Ruth McCall. In our second major program, we challenged our singers by introducing professional rehearsal expectations and deadlines.
Tallis to Tavener – 25th May 2019
A reflective anthology of the evolution of English choral music. The selection of unaccompanied choral compositions features an array of pronounced English composers; documenting the development of the English tradition in choral composition and divulging its contributions to the distinct styles and techniques we hear in contemporary choral music.