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Music for Passiontide | St George's Singers

Saturday March 17, 2018 at 19:30
St George's Church, Poynton
£12, £10 concessions, £3 students/children
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  1. The Crucifixion - Sir John Stainer
  2. Drop, drop, slow tears - Orlando Gibbons
  3. Ubi caritas - Ola Gjeilo
  4. Crucifixus à 8 - Antonio Lotti
  5. Man that is born of a woman - Henry Purcell
  6. In the midst of life we are in death, from Music for the funeral of Queen Mary - Henry Purcell
  7. Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts - Henry Purcell
  8. Remember not, Lord, our offences - Henry Purcell
  9. When David heard - Thomas Tomkins
  10. O vos omnes - Tomás Luis de Victoria
  11. Drop, drop slow tears, from Crucifixus pro nobis - Kenneth Leighton
  12. God so love the world - Bob Chilcott
  13. Lux aeterna - James MacMillan

To mark the season of Lent, we present a selection of music composed for Passiontide, from late renaissance masterpieces to works by renowned contemporary composers. The centrepiece of the concert is Stainer’s Crucifixion – a work last performed by St George’s Singers 60 years ago in 1957. Enormously popular in its day, but infrequently performed nowadays, the Crucifixion is a fine example of mid-Victorian church music, written as a more approachable alternative to Bach’s Passions.

St George's Church
Fountain Close (off London Road South)
SK12 1NH
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