Programme of Music
Ola Gjeilo - Sunrise Mass
Buxtehude - Missa Brevis
Pedersøn - Mass in 5 parts
Grieg - A selection of orchestral pieces
Antiphon will also be joined by an invited orchestra for this performance.
choir and orchestra conducted by Antiphon's musical director John Roper
Composer and pianist Ola Gjeilo was born in Norway in 1978 and moved to the United States in 2001 to begin his composition studies at the Juilliard School in New York City, where he currently resides.
Ola’s recordings include the Decca Classics albums Ola Gjeilo (2016) and Winter Songs (2017), featuring Tenebrae, Voces8 and the Choir of Royal Holloway. His choral and piano works are published by Walton Music, while his wind band works are published by Boosey & Hawkes.
He is currently composer-in-residence with DCINY and Albany Pro Musica. For more information, find Ola on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.