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A Grand Night of Voices and Wind

Over 150 male voices accompanied by Helicon wind ensemble and the percussion ensemble of SMK

tuesday 12 juli 2022
20:00 - 22:30
Kerkrade Theater
From € 25.00

Vocals, wind music and percussion will melt together on the stage of Kerkrade Theater during this special evening. Three male choirs, Wind Ensemble Helicon and percussion ensemble Muziekschool Kerkrade will together put on a beautiful concert. Before the break, a contemporary classical repertoire is on the program. After the break a program entitled: A Grand Night for Singing, with music from the musical of the same name will be performed. 

Executive musicians:

  • Renée Steenvoorden (vocal)
  • Jos Daemen (tenor)
  • Blazersensemble Helicon o.l.v. Harry Ries
  • Slagwerkensemble SMK - Kerkrade o.l.v. Guido Swelsen
  • Frans Frijns (guitar)
  • Véron Jongstra (grand piano)
  • Philip Seerden (grand piano)
  • Chèvremonts Mannenkoor 1912 -Kerkrade o.l.v. Véron Jongstra
  • Mannenkoor Beeker Liedertafel – Beek o.l.v. Dion Ritten
  • Koninklijke Zangvereeniging Nijmeegs Mannenkoor – Nijmegen o.l.v. Dion Ritten

This concert is a collaboration between WMC, Stichting Muziekschool Kerkrade (SMK) en het CantaRode Internationaal Koorfestival.


Chèvremonts Mannenkoor 1912 Kerkrade & Blazersensemble Helicon

Welcome voice - arr. J. T. Davies

Dance for Love - Z. Randall Stroope

Prayer of the Children - Kurt Bestor

Avond - Boudewijn de Groot, arr. Jetse Bremer

Mannenkoor Beeker Liedertafel Beek & Blazersensemble Helicon

E Pluribus Unum (European premiere) - Joseph M. Martin

Dry bones (European premiere) - arr. Gerald Custer

Jubilate Exsultate - Victor C. Johnson

Blazersensemble Helicon

Suite nr. 5 voor dubbel kwintet - Christiaan Janssen

All choirs together & Blazersensemble Helicon

The Awakening - Joseph M. Martin

Sizilianisches Trinklied - Heinrich Gattermeyer

“Inno a Bacco” and Baccanale from Il Trionfo di Bacco - Giuseppe Filippa


Koninklijke Zangvereeniging Nijmeegs Mannenkoor Nijmegen

Lift every voice and sing - arr. Greg Gilpin

What a wonderful world - arr. Gwyn Arch

Back to the 60’s - arr. Alan Simmons

All choirs together & Blazersensemble Helicon

It’s a grand night of singing (European premiere) - R. Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein, arr. Jerry Rubino

You’ll never walk alone - Richard Rogers, arr. Alwyn Humphreys

Cantar! - Jay Althouse

Slagwerkensemble SMK Kerkrade

The Groove - M. Hoogenraad

All choirs together & Slagwerkensemble SMK Kerkrade

Betelehemu - Via Olatunji and Wendell Whalum

Baba Yetu - arr. Ch. Tin

Aya ngena - arr. Ruth Morris Gray

Renée Steenvoorden

August Winds - Sting

Misty - Erroll Garner

All choirs together & Slagwerkensemble SMK Kerkrade & Renée Steenvoorden

We will rock you - Brian May & Freddy Mercury, arr. Mac. Huff

Crazy little thing called love

We are the champions