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St Sepulchre-without-Newgate Church
Holborn Viaduct
City of London



Maurice DurufléQuatre motets, Op.10: Ubi Caritas and Tu es petrus
Francis PoulencO magnum mysterium, FP 152 no.1
Gabriel Fauré2 Songs, Op.1: no.1, Dans les Ruines d'une Abbaye
Claude DebussyBeau soir
Gabriel FauréEn prière
Christoph Willibald GluckOrfeo ed Euridice: 'J'ai perdu mon Euridice'
Gabriel FauréLe Secret, Op.23 no.3
Camille Saint-SaënsAve verum in E-flat major
Gabriel FauréCantique de Jean Racine, Op.11
Maurice DurufléRequiem, Op.9


Joanna Tomlinson – Conductor
Ilaria Scarponi – mezzo-soprano
Mark Bassett – Tenor
Susan Holmes – piano
Martin Tammik – cello
David Pether – Organ

University of Reading Chamber Choir

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Programme Note

The Brandenburg Choral Festival of London welcomes the University of Reading Chamber Choir for this sumptuous programme of French choral music, songs and arias. In the first half Joanna Tomlinson will conduct four choral works including Fauré's much-loved Cantique de Jean Racine. In between soloists from the choir will perform songs and arias by Fauré, Debussy and Gluck accompanied on the piano by Susan Holmes. The second half will feature Duruflé's beautiful Requiem with organ and cello accompaniment.

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