Selwyn College Choir Concert

Date/Time
Date(s) - June 21, 2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location
St. James Anglican Church

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On tour in July, the acclaimed Choir of Selwyn Coll ege, Cambridge is coming to the Pacific Northwest, performing in Seattle (15th), Sequim (16th), Victoria (18th-19th), and Vancouver (21st-22nd). The tour coincides with the release of their latest CD “The Eternal Ecstasy” featuring music by Paul Mealor, Er ic Whitacre, Cecilia McDowall, and Morten Lauridsen.

One of the finest mixed university choirs in the UK , Selwyn is directed by Canadian Sarah MacDonald, t he first woman to hold such a post in over 800 years o f Cambridge University history. Under Sarah’s direc tion they have toured internationally and made 15 acclai med commercial recordings.

Recent reviewers have said: “excellent performances; beautifully sustained” – Gramophone Magazine “the choir sings with commitment and assurance” – Cathedral Music “cool, elegant, and textually responsive” – The Ti mes

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