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Details

Canterbury Cathedral
The Precincts
Canterbury
Kent
CT1 2EH
England


Programme

Gabriel FauréRequiem, Op.48
Franz SchubertMass no.2 in G major, D.167
Richard WagnerSiegfried Idyll, WWV 103
Felix MendelssohnHear My Prayer, WoO 15

Performers

Richard Cooke – Conductor
Katy Hill – Soprano
Richard Bannan – Bass
Nicholas Todd – Tenor

English Chamber Orchestra
Canterbury Choral Society
Canterbury Choral Society Youth Choir

Programme Note

We welcome back the internationally-renowned English Chamber Orchestra (ECO), the world’s most recorded orchestra, for this concert of much-loved works. The historic performance by Ernest Lough of ‘O for the Wings of a Dove’ became the world’s first recording to sell a million copies. Fauré’s Requiem is admired for its understated depth, lyrical warmth and intensity. Less obviously dramatic than Verdi and Brahms, but of an equal stature, and a favourite for choir singers. Schubert’s enchanting Mass in G reveals the rich vein of lyricism and passion which was to follow throughout his short but prolific life. This is a concert of delight and also includes Felix Mendelssohn Hear my Prayer (O for the Wings of a Dove), Richard Wagner Siegfried Idyll and Franz Schubert Mass in G.

Faure Requiem in Canterbury Cathedral with ECO

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