Bel Canto Choir Vilnius & Friends. Live from St. Catherine’s Church and Lithuanian National Philharmonics in Vilnius
Bel Canto Choir Vilnius’ album – Bel Canto Choir Vilnius. The Collection 2014-2015 – is a collection of the Choir’s most favorite songs, performed and recorded live at the Choir’s concerts in 2014-2015. It is compiled exclusively for online music stores iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon & Spotify.
The Collection features eleven songs of contemporary, classical and popular choral music. It contains and four very special and complicated contemporary choral pieces, which earned the Choir a gold medal at the World Choir Games 2014, one of the world’s major choral competition.
The Choir’s Olympic programme include: “I Am Here”, written exclusively for the Bel Canto Choir Vilnius by Lithuanian composer Vytautas Miškinis, “To See a World” by Swedish composer Sven-David Sandström, “O Quam Tristis” by Lithuanian composer Giedrius Svilainis, and “Neišeik, Saulala” (Don’t Leave Me, Sun) by Vytautas Miškinis.
Soloists and Musicians
Bel Canto Choir Vilnius, soloists Joana Gedmintaitė, Lina Dambrauskaitė, Jeronimas Milius, pianist Artūras Anusauskas and Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra (Artistic Director Sergej Krylov).
Artistic Director of Bel Canto Choir Vilnius: Artūras Dambrauskas; Producer: Audrius Valatkevičius; Recording Directors: Laura Jurgelionytė and Dainius Kazilionis.
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I Am Here
To See a World
Music by Sven-David Sandstrӧm; lyrics by William Blake
O Quam Tristis
Neišeik, Saulala (Don’t Leave Me, Sun)
Ave Maria from the motion picture Modigliani
La Vergine Degli Angeli
Moon River from the motion picture Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Music by Henry Mancini; lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Falling Slowly from the musical Once
Music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová
Englishman in New York
Music and lyrics by Sting
Music by Walter Afanasieff; lyrics by Lara Fabian
Music and lyrics by Freddie Mercury; arrangment by Mark Brymer