Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.

Details

St John's Church
73 Waterloo Road
Waterloo

London
SE1 8TY
England


Programme

Sergei RachmaninovAll-Night Vigil (Vespers), Op.37
Charles WoodHail, gladdening light
John TavenerSvyati
Henryk GóreckiTotus Tuus, Op.60
Arvo PartBogoroditse Devo
Sergei RachmaninovSonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op.19

Performers

Neil Ferris – conductor
Michael Higgins – piano
Leonie Adams – cello

Wimbledon Choral Society

Programme Note

The music from the north-eastern quadrant of Europe and its big neighbour to the east is incredibly rich in its sound.  The content of this final concert of the 2015-16 season draws on the choral repertoire of Arvo Pärt (Estonia), Henryk Gorecki (Poland), and Rachmaninov (Russia).   In addition there will be works by two British composers - Charles Wood and John Tavener, the latter being a repeat of his work Svyati that was such a hit at last summer's concert.

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