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

Details

St Philip's Cathedral
Colmore Row
Birmingham
B3 2QB
England


Programme

Jean MoutonAlleluia, confitemini Domino
Dominique PhinotPater peccavi in caelum
Francis PoulencSalve Regina, FP 110
Maurice DurufléPrélude et Fugue sur le nom d'Alain
Dominique PhinotMissa Si bona susceptimus: Gloria
Pierre VilletteThree Motets (O Quam Amabilis Es; Jesu, dulcis Memoria; Panis Angelicus)
Gabriel FauréCantique de Jean Racine, Op.11
~ Interval ~
Gabriel FauréRequiem, Op.48

Performers

Paul Spicer – conductor
Martyn Rawles – organ

Birmingham Bach Choir

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Programme Note

Paul Spicer writes:

"Our Summer programme is a celebration of all things French from the early 16th-century to modern times.

The great discovery here is the music of Dominique Phinot from the mid-1500s, whose passionate outpourings affect all who hear and perform it. Poulenc, Duruflé and Pierre Villette form a triumvirate of 20th-century French masters, all with keenly personal idioms.

And then there is Fauré! It is always one of the great musical experiences to sing his peerless Requiem. We know you will enjoy it too!"

This concert is also being performed in Pershore Abbey, 17 June 2017. See http://www.birmingham.bachchoir.com for details.

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