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Path of Miracles (Bern, Switzerland)

  • Friday 9th February 2018
  • 8:00 pm
  • Berner Münster
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Joby Talbot’s Path of Miracles was the first major work commissioned by the award-winning professional vocal ensemble, Tenebrae, in 2005 and having received high acclaim (“an evocative odyssey” – The Times) returns this year for an extensive tour.  To accompany its revival, Tenebrae has commissioned a unique new choral work by Owain Park, Footsteps, which marks Tenebrae’s fifteenth-anniversary season.

Path of Miracles is a work based on the most enduring route of Catholic pilgrimage, the great Pilgrimage to Santiago. Candlelight, singing from memory and an imaginative use of the concert space guarantees Tenebrae at its dramatic best.

Programme:

John Tavener Song for Athene
Ralph Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare Songs Two Shakespeare Songs
John Tavener Hymn to the Mother of God
John Tavener Funeral Ikos
Joby Talbot Path of Miracles – Roncesvalles
INTERVAL
Edward Elgar O Wild West Wind
Charles Villiers Stanford The Blue Bird
Joby Talbot Path of Miracles – León
Joby Talbot Path of Miracles – Santiago

Venue & Address:

Berner Münster, Münsterplatz 1, 3000 Bern, Switzerland

Artist(s):

Nigel Short, Tenebrae

Tickets:

CHF 25 / 45 / 70