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2017 - Horizons

1. Ave Maria, Jean Mouton (1459-1522)

2. Il bianco e dolce cigno, Jacques Arcardelt (1507-1568)

3. Kyrie in D, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

4. Man, that is born, Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

5. Motet de Lérins (unpublished extracts - Lux Æterna & Pie Jesu), in Memoriam Leandra Scappaticci, Michel Bosc (born in 1963) - WORLD PREMIERE

6. Beata es, Virgo Maria, Rihards Dubra (born in 1964).

7. Benedictus, Duo by Robat Arwyn (contemporary composer)

8. Japanese psalms (Psalm 23 & Psalm 150), Nobuya Monta (born in 1953) - WORLD PREMIERE

9. O Nomen Jesu & Ave Maria, Peter Philips (1561-1628)

10. If love's a sweet passion, Henry Purcell (1659-1695)


11. Scarborough Fair, Trio. Arrangement by Mary Goetze (born in 1943)

12. Canticle of Jean Racine, Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

13. Love thou art best, Duo by Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

14. Soave sia il vento, Trio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) from Cosi Fan Tutte (opera premiered in 1789).

15. La Courte Paille, song cycle by Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

16. Ave maria de Caccini, arrangement by Patrick Liebergen (born in 1949)

17. Northern Lights, Ola Gjeilo (born in 1978)

18. Opening of the Barber of Seville, Gioacchino Rossini, arrangement by Daryl Runswick (born in 1946)

19. Halleluja by Léonard Cohen, arrangement by Roger Emerson (born in 1950)

Effectif : 4 chanteurs et pianiste

Durée approximative : 1H30 avec entr'acte

De la poésie de somptueux paysages comme les aurores boréales à l'intimité de prières inédites, ce programme dévoile une large palette à travers les émotions, toute en nuances.


2017 season

2016 - Sacré Anniversaire

1. In Noctem - Carry my soul, Nicholas Hooper, British composer (born in 1952)

2. Ave Maria, Jacques Arcadelt, Franco-Flemish composer (1504-1568)

3. O vos omnes, Tomas Luis de Victoria, Spanish composer (1548-1611)

4. Crucifixus, extract from the Mass in B minor BWV 232, Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer (1685-1750)

5. Ave verum corpus, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian composer (1756-1791)

6. Panis Angelicus, César Franck, French composer (1822-1890)

7. Ego dormio et cor meum vigilat, Heinrich Schütz, German composer (1585--1672)

8. Motet de Lérins, In memoriam Leandra Scappaticci, Extracts, Michel Bosc, French composer (born in 1963) - WORLD PREMIERE

9. Exultate Deo, Alessandro Scarlatti, Italian composer (1660-1725)




10. Audivi Vocem de Caelo, John Tavener, British composer (1490-1545)

11. A white rainbow, Yosef Hadar, Israeli composer (1926-2006)

12. All bells in Paradice, John Rutter, British composer (born in 1945)

13. Lully lulla, thou little tiny child, Keneth Leighton, British composer (1929-1988)

14. Since down here all soul, Duo by Gabriel Fauré, French composer (1845-1924)

15. Looks like, extract from the song of Flowers, Morten Lauridsen, American composer (born in 1943)

16. Benedictus, Duo by Robat Arwyn, Welsh composer (born in 1981)

17. The Seal Lullaby, Éric Whitacre, American composer (born in 1970)

18. Somewhere over the rainbow, Harold Arlen, American composer (1905-1986),

arranged by Marc Hayes (born in 1953)

Staff: 4 singers and pianist

Approximate duration: 1:30 with intermission


For its five years, the Sottovoce Ensemble has concocted a program composed of a new creation, the Motet de Lérins by Michel Bosc. In addition to this creation, there is a wide journey through countries and eras for a program imbued with rich colors and complementary tones.

2016 season


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2015 - Au Crépuscule

1. Northern Lights, Ola Gjeilo (born in 1978)

2. Mille Regretz, Josquin Des Prés (1450-1521)

3. Thou knowest Lord, the Secrets of our Heart, excerpt from Music for the funeral of the Queen Mary , Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

4. Et in terra pax, extract from Gloria , Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

5. Laudate dominum, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

6. Son nata a lagrimar, son nato a sospirar, extract from the opera Giulio Cesare in Egitto , Duet by Georg Friedrich Haendel (1685-1659)

7. Sound the Trumpet, Duo by Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

8. Alma redemptoris mater, Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina (1525-1594)

9. Salve Regina & Eia Ergo, Peter Philips (1560-1628)




10. Yesterday , Bob Chilcott (born in 1955)

11. Blackbird, Daryl Runswick (born in 1946)

12. Exultate Deo, Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725)

13. Libera me, extract from the Requiem , Gabriel Fauré, French composer (1845-1924)

14. Duo of flowers, Extract from the Lakmé Opera, Léo Delibes (1836-1891)

15. Ave Coeli, Trio by Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687)

16. The Bluebird, Charles Stanford (1852-1924)

17. Three Beautiful Birds of Paradise, Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

18. Sure on this shinning night, Morten Laudisen (born 1943)

19. The Road Home, Stephen Paulus (1949-2014)

Staff: 5 singers and pianist

Approximate duration: 1:30 with intermission


Like a thousand colors twilight, this program explores the voice in all its forms. The great vocalizations of Peter Philipps are matched by the swing and vocal arrangement groove of the Beatles' greatest hits. The Road Home , the last play in this program, pays tribute to the American composer who died in 2014.

2015 season


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