FIFTEEN MILLION ACRES - HAUSCHKA
This new composition depicts the recent devastating forest fires in Australia. It features harpist Lavinia Meijer, violinist Esther Abrami, pianist Tim Allhoff and cellist Gereon Theis.
In Hauschka's words it "The work evolved during the devastating bush fires in Australia at the end of 2019, it deals with mourning at a time of disaster […]. The piece is dedicated to all those who have suffered loss […]. ”
SERENITY (O Magnum Mysterium) - OLA GJEILO
French violinist Esther Abrami is featured in this ethereal piece, soaring with the choir. Her playing is sublime and she blends effortlessly with the singers.
THE SEAL LULLABY - ERIC WHITACRE
This beautiful and popular work by Eric Whitacre has been brought to life with the magical harp playing from Lavinia Meijer.
DREAM 1, PART 1 - MAX RICHTER
Here is our second single by German born UK composer Max Richter. It's adapted for choir, and is truly meditative.
WANDERING SOUL - DAVID REICHELTS
This is our first released single from our Sony Classical album Peaceful Choir. It is a beautiful adaption of Brahm's Hungarian Dance No. 1 created by German film composer David Reichelt.
"HERE IS OUR MESSAGE OF HOPE TO THE WORLD. Singers from 28 countries singing and sharing their messages of hope for the future of our world in their own languages."
Choir Artistic Director: Nicol Matt
I HOPE Music by Kim André Arnesen | Words by Charles Anthony Silvestri
Performed by World Choir for Peace & Hannover Chamber
"This is what the world really needs right now. We need positivity and we need energy to unite.... Doing this through the universal language of music is the best thing to do"
Elizabeth Parsons (Soprano)
Recording John Rutter's THE MUSIC'S ALWAYS THERE WITH YOU at Tonstudio Tessmar Studio, Hannover. This song will be part of our first album "Peaceful Choir" in collaboration with Sony Classical artist Lavinia Meijers (harp).
A message from the WORLD CHOIR FOR PEACE: 'Look out for each other, stay safe and keep making music!"
Part of Karl Jenkin's HEALING LIGHT which we sang at the end of our recording session in March 2020 before returning to our own countries.
OUR FIRST PERFORMANCE WITH 2,000 SINGERS FROM 30 COUNTRIES
A unique performance of Sir Karl Jenkins' The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace conducted by Jenkins himself at the 'Sing for Peace' concert held in Berlin in November to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War. The concert brought together The World Orchestra for Peace and 2,000 singers from 30 countries, including seven choirs from Ireland. Programme presented by Caitlín Nic Aoidh.