Family Participatory Concert

L'As des as

Voces 8

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Sunday, 14 May 2017 — 11:00am
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique


  • Alexander Levine
    Magnus Es Domine
  • Paul Smith
    Pas de deux : Harmony
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
    Jesu meine Freude
  • London Grammar
    Strong (arr. E Dickens)
  • Nat King Cole
    Straighten Up and Fly Right (arr. Jim Clements)
  • Simon & Garfunkel
    The Sound of Silence (arr.A. L'Estrange)
  • Sergueï Rachmaninov
    Bogoroditse Dyevo
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
    Ode to Joy / Joyful, Joyful (arr. Jim Clements)
  • Bobby McFerrin
    Don't Worry, Be Happy
  • Van Morrison
    Moondance (arr. A. l'Estrange)
  • Jimmy Van Heusen
    Ain't That a Kick in the Head (arr. Jim Clements)
  • Kate Rusby
    Underneath the Stars (arr. Jim Clements)
  • Fleet Foxes
    White Winter Hymnal (arr. G. Link)
  • Paul Smith
    Pas de deux : Unity


  • VOCES8
  • Paul Smith, artistic conducting
  • Philippe Navarre, piano
  • Choeur d'enfants d'écoles et de collèges d'Île-de-France
In the spirit of Bobby McFerrin’s extensive use of all the registers of the human voice, Voces8 explore the repertoire of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in eight-voice polyphony.  This a cappella ensemble encourages the audience to participate in the show by performing well-known standards from the worlds of film and jazz, with works by Duke Ellington, Nat King Cole, Jessie J, Bricusse and Newly, Otis Blackwell, and more.

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