Experience Scandinavian summer nights... in Surrey!

 Date:30/06/2007 - 07/07/2007
 Type:Culture, Music
 Location:England, Surrey

VOX, a chamber choir of skilled amateur and semi-professional singers based in the historic Surrey market town of Farnham, are hosting two concerts where they will be performing traditional Scandinavian music.

The choir's interest in Scandinavian music is probably due to David Caplin, a member of the choir's bass section who comes originally from Malmö in Sweden where he studied music with some illustrious contemporaries including the world-renowned trumpet player Håken Hardenberger.

David’s brother, Thomas Caplin is an associate professor at the Hamar College of Education in Norway and is a world-renowned choral conductor, composer/arranger, educator and competition adjudicator. Thomas is the musical director of the Kammerkoret Collegium Vocale Hamar,  whose recordings of Nordic traditional song have been VOX’s inspiration in scheduling their Scandinavian concert.

VOX will be conducted by Thomas Caplin in the two performances of traditional Scandinavian music in Farnham. The concerts will include traditional favourites such as ‘Ved Rondane’ by Grieg, ‘Sommerspalm’ by Ahlen, ‘Kung Liljekonvalje’ by David Wikander and other songs from Sweden, Norway and Finland.

VOX Chamber Choir
Scandinavian Summer Nights

Saturday 30 June, 7.30pm
Tilford Parish Church, Tilford, (just south of Farnham)
Tickets priced at £9 available on the door; children aged 16 and under are free

Saturday 7 July, 7.30pm
St Thomas on-the-Bourne Church, Frensham Road, Farnham
Tickets priced at £9 available on the door; children aged 16 and under are free

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VOX will perform several Scandinavian songs including Edvard Grieg's ‘Ved Rondane’Photo: VOX

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