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A Hymn of Heavenly Beauty

  • Saturday 7th December 2019
  • 8:30 pm
  • Amiens Cathedral

Tenebrae bring us music that celebrates some of the finest choral works from the Renaissance to the present day, ranging from the haunting Allegri Miserere Mei, Deus to Eric Whitacre’s resplendent I thank you God. These works showcase the rich dark sounds of the Russian orthodox, the prayerful intimacy of contemporary English masters and the soaring contrapuntal lines of the late Renaissance. Closing with Harris’ spectacular Faire is the Heaven, this programme is a true homage to choral greats past and present.

Programme:

Lobo Versa est in luctum
Croft/Purcell Burial Sentences
Tallis Loquebantur variis languis
Lotti Crucifixus
Allegri Miserere mei, Deus
Tavener Funeral Ikos
Hymn to the Mother of God
Song for Athene
Sheremetiev Nïne silï nebesïya
Holst Ave Maria
Nunc Dimittis
Eric Whitacre I thank you God
Harris Faire is the Heaven

Artist Information:

Tenebrae
Nigel Short

Venue & Address:

Amiens Cathedral, 30 Place Notre Dame, Amiens, 80000 , France

Artist(s):

Nigel Short, Tenebrae