An Artsong about Christmas, but deffinitely not a Christmas Carol, Michael Head’s “Slumbersong of the Madonna” is an unexpectedly effective portrait of the human side of Mary, a mother tending to her little baby at bedtime. She calls him her baby and her King, and admits not being sure how to handle the balance of both the holy and maternal responsibility for the baby Jesus. The rocking triplets paint a picture of the young mother singing the baby to sleep, while unsettled harmonies reveal her sense of premonition. “Why should my [read more…]
Exultate Jubilate Christmas Concert – Louise Howlett (Soprano) & Albert Combrink (Piano): Gardens Presbyterian 8/12/12Albert Combrink2012-12-01T14:00:24+02:00
EXULTATE JUBILATE CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
Saturday 8 December 2012: 15:00 – 16:30
Gardens Presbyterian Church (opp.Engen Garage,Upper Orange) Cape Town
Rejoice and be glad on Saturday 8th December when soprano Louise Howlett joins with pianist Albert Combrink for their classical concert Exultate Jubilate!
The popular duo will present a mixed programme of arias and favourite carols that celebrate summer and the Festive Season including Silent Night, Wonderful World, O Holy Night, and, of course Mozart’s sparkling Exultate Jubilate! As always Louise and Albert will bring their personal stories to the concert presentation and there will be tea [read more…]