Widely regarded as one of the most influential and yet accessible composers of our time, Sir Karl Jenkins’ latest choral work provides a wonderful showcase for his eclectic and atmospheric musical style. With lyrics from St Luke’s Gospel, The Book Of Common Prayer, William Blake and Sir Terry Waite amongst others, Jenkins weaves a story of healing in its widest sense, which includes reference to aspects of the spiritual, physical and environmental. Equally diverse in his choice of stylistic range, the composer employs traditional Middle Eastern wind and percussion instruments to evoke the atmosphere and sound of the ancient Holy Land.
The Island’s Camerata Chamber Choir have performed under the baton of Sir Karl on several occasions, including twice at The Royal Albert Hall, and are guaranteed to bring this music to life in what promises to be an evening not to be missed.
Their last major concert sold out rapidly so this is certainly a date for the diary