The Principality’s two children’s choirs offered an original evening in the Cathedral on Thursday 7 June to raise funds for building the Agora, the diocesan house.
The Little Singers of Monaco and the Children’s Choir of the Rainier III Academy of Music joined forces for an outstanding concert, conducted by Pierre Debat, Chapel Master of the Prince’s Palace and Monaco Cathedral and Director of The Little Singers of Monaco, and Bruno Habert, teacher of choral singing at the Rainier III Academy of Music.
As an introduction, the young people from the Academy of Music performed works by Maurice Ohana, Benjamin Britten, Pablo Casals and John Rutter, then, in the second part, The Little Singers performed a varied repertoire – Marc-Antoine Charpentier, François Couperin, Johann-Sebastian Bach, Gabriel Fauré, Johannes Brahms, Engelbert Humperdinck, Philippe Mazé, Julien Joubert and Sally De Ford.
Originally published at Government Portal
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