Music by Walton, Górecki, John Tavener, Philip Glass and Eric Whitacre
Part of the 2010 York Late Music Festival
8 June 2010 // St Martin in the Fields, London WC2
Part of the 2010 English Music Festival (Sutton Courtenay concert)
Guest Conductor: Jeremy Summerly
With period instruments
A feast of twenty-first century Christmas music
Settings of the poetry of W. H. Auden.
Including the first performance of a new work commissioned by the choir
Two contrasting settings of the seven last words of Christ from the cross
The many worlds of Bob Chilcott. Part of the 2011 London Festival of Contemporary Church Music
Paired with Mozart’s Gran Partita Serenade.
Also on 5 July 2011 at St Martin in the Fields, London WC2
Works by Monteverdi, Schubert, Brahms, Mahler, Schoenberg et al.
A choral Advent calendar. Pawel Lukaszewski’s Seven Advent Antiphons and settings for the season by Judith Weir, Francis Grier and others