“Noël” for Choir

Noël is a bittersweet Christmas choir piece I composed for the 5 years jubilee of Chorbeau. After the premiere of “Le Temps coule” by the Vocalconsort Leipzig in August 2016, it appeared to me very clearly that composing for the voice was something on which I shall concentrate in the future. The singing voice has something magical that touches the human heart so deeply. Noël had been on my mind for years and is not just another Christmas piece: it celebrates that special day but also remembers the permanent pain of the world.