Music of Victoria, Howells, Britten, and Jackson
David Hill, conductor
The offering received at this service will form a part of Yale University’s efforts to benefit victims of the recent disaster in the Philippines. Donations will be sent to the American Red Cross in support of the relief efforts.
David Hill will lead the Yale Schola Cantorum in music of Victoria, Howells, Britten, and Jackson as part of the Evensong service celebrating All Saints at Christ Church Episcopal in New Haven (Broadway at Elm). The service begins at 5 PM on Friday, November 15.
Yale Schola Cantorum, founded in 2003 by Simon Carrington, is a chamber choir that sings in concerts and choral services. Supported by the Yale Institute of Sacred Music with the School of Music, and open by audition to all Yale students, it specializes in music from before 1750 and the last hundred years. David Hill is the principal conductor; Masaaki Suzuki, who led the ensemble from 2009 to 2013, remains affiliated as principal guest conductor.
Widely recognized as one of the leading choral directors in the UK, David Hill currently holds the posts of Director of the Choir of St. John’s College, Cambridge, Musical Director of The Bach Choir, Chief Conductor of the Southern Sinfonia, Director of Florilegium Choir and Orchestra, and Music Director of the Leeds Philharmonic Society. He is also principal conductor of Yale Schola Cantorum.
service is free and open to the public