Cantus 2016 with Natus Cantorum

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Schola Cantorum (Singapore) presented the inaugural concert for the “Cantus” series on 25 December 2016. SCS was joined by Natus Cantorum (Kaohsiung, Taiwan) in a reprise of the 2015 Asian Cities Choral Exchange in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Mr. Albert Tay, Artistic Director of SCS shared the podium with Natus Cantorum’s conductor Mr. Tang Tien Ming in a concert of choral gems by Singaporean composers Dr. Kelly Tang, Liong Kit Yeng, Ernest Thio, by Taiwanese composers 冉天豪、石青如、楊三郎、鄭雨賢, pieces in Mandarin and dialects, as well as beautiful Christmas music by Paul Mealor, Nicholas White and John Rutter.

Programme

Songs from Taiwan

别丢掉 | 冉天豪

夢見我的鏡 | 石青如

孤戀花 | 曲/楊三郎,編曲/蔡昱姗

望春風 | 曲/鄭雨賢, 編曲/周鑫泉

Songs from Singapore

乒乒乓乓娶新娘 |Ernest THIO

相思 | Albert TAY

Friend | Liong Kit YENG

The Wind | Kelly TANG

Songs of Christmas

O Magnum Mysterium | Nicholas WHITE

A Spotless Rose | Paul MEALOR

Joyful, Joyful | arr. Roger EMERSON

Star Carol | John Rutter

Joy to the World | Arr. Lowell MASON