Lux Aeterna

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28th September 2017
Thu 7.30pm

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Lux Aeterna

Rachmaninov: Vespers (Extracts)

Tallis: O Nata Lux

Byrd: Ave Verum Corpus

Part: Nunc Dimittis

MacMillan: Blow the Trumpet in the New Moon

Tippett: Spirituals from ‘A Child of our Time’

Howells: Requiem (Extracts)

Plus selected organ works - Organist: Philip Scriven

Westminster Cathedral, London

Conductor - David Hill

Concert Synopsis

Music has always been a source of hope and light in troubled times. In this programme of works for choir and organ, we take you on a journey spanning nearly 500 years, from renaissance masters Tallis and Byrd to present day composers Arvo Pärt and James MacMillan, including movements from Rachmaninov’s haunting Vespers (All-night vigil) and

Howells’ Requiem. The Bach Choir is delighted to return to Westminster Cathedral for this celebration of a cappella music conducted by David Hill, and with Philip Scriven at the organ.