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Details

St Paul's Church
Bedford Street
Covent Garden

London
WC2E 9ED
England


Programme

Eric WhitacreLux Aurumque for SATB (Poem by Edward Esch)
Heinrich SchützJauchzet dem Herren, alle Welt, SWV 36
Dietrich BuxtehudeMagnificat, BuxWV 203
Heinrich SchützThe Seven Last Words from the Cross, SWV 478
~ Interval ~
Eric WhitacreSleep
Johannes BrahmsGeistliches Lied, Op.30
Felix MendelssohnHear My Prayer, WoO 15
Felix MendelssohnO for the wings of a dove
Johannes BrahmsSchicksalslied, Op.54

Performers

John Andrews – conductor

Minerva Consort

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Programme Note

The Brandenburg Choral Festival of London welcomes back the Minerva Consort for its second appearance in the 2017 Autumn Series. Tonight they present a programme based around the absent figure of J.S. Bach, featuring works by composers who influenced the great master and some who were influenced by him. Pieces will include Schütz’s Seven Last Words, often seen as a precursor to the famous passions, and Mendelssohn’s contemplative Hear my Prayer, one of his most enduring choral works. They will also perform two works by Eric Whitacre, the festival’s patron. Please join us for this evening of beautiful a cappella choral music. 

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