7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, 2022
Where All Roses Go
Vigilate - William Byrd
Ave Maris Stella - Emily Dickens
Civitas Sancti Tui - William Byrd
O Virgen - Francisco Guerrero
Salve Regina - Francis Poulenc
Dieu! Qu’il La Fait Bon Regarder - Claude Debussy
Ave Maris Stella II - Emily Dickens harmonised Josh Cooter for Apollo5
Virgen Sancta - Francisco Guerrero
Psalm 2, the Third of Nine Tunes for Archbishop Parker's Psalter - Thomas Tallis
Lost Innocence - Paul Smith for Apollo5
This Marriage - Eric Whitacre
- Intermission -
Haste on, My joys! - Gerald Finzi
Music, When Soft Voices Die - Taylor Scott Davis for Apollo5
My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose - Fraser Wilson
The Last Rose of Summer - trad. Irish arr. Fraser Wilson for Apollo5
Where All Roses Go - Michael McGlynn
Your Song - Elton John arr. Matt Greenwood for Apollo5
The Way You Look Tonight - Jerome Kern & Dorothy Fields arr. Matt Greenwood for Apollo5
Only You - Vince Clark arr. Deke Sharon & Anne Raugh
Hold Your Breath - Toby Young for Apollo5
Homeward Bound - Marta Keen arr. Paul Smith for Apollo5
Penelope Appleyard - soprano
Clare Stewart - soprano
Oscar Golden Lee - tenor
Oli - Martin Smith - tenor
Greg Link - bass
The hugely impressive Apollo5 – GRAMOPHONE MAGAZINE
Exceptionally beautiful singing – CLASSIC FM
The international award-winning British vocal ensemble Apollo5 delights audiences with versatile and engaging performances on the concert platform, singing repertoire ranging from renaissance, classical and contemporary choral music to folk, jazz and pop.
Frequently performing in their home city of London they have sung in venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Kings Place (London A Cappella Festival) and the Barbican. They regularly give concerts at their home, the Voces8 Centre.
Apollo5 is part of the Voces8 Foundation, the vocal music education charity that brings the power of singing to communities around the world. They lead regular workshops and masterclasses as well as long term projects and residency programmes in the UK and abroad.
Recent concert highlights include perforrning in the LIVE from London online festivals, performing at Via Aeterna Music Festival (Fance), La Folle Journée (Poland), Thüringer Bachwochen (Germany), Diocletian’s Palace in Split (Croatia), the Irish International A Cappella Festival (Dublin), and ChoirFest Middle East (Dubai). This season the group will perform in the UK, France, Belgium, Germany, Italy, as well as the USA.
Apollo5 records for Voces8 Records. Their latest album “A Deep but Dazzling Darkness”, was described as being “magical stuff” in Limelight Magazine, and charted as a top 10 classical album in the UK charts. Other albums are "Where All Roses Go" (2021) and “O Radiant Dawn” (2019). They are featured on “Reflections”, with music composed by Paul Smith. Other albums include “The Spirit Like a Dove”, music by Josquin des Prez, “With a Song in my Heart”, an album of folk, jazz and pop, and “Journey” on the Edition Peters Sounds label featuring the group with former King’s Singer Paul Phoenix.
Apollo5 has welcomed Fraser Wilson as Associate Composer. Fraser will work closely with the group to create unique compositions and arrangements for the ensemble.