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Spem in alium by candlelight | The Purcell Singers

Thursday April 5, 2018 at 21:30
St Martin-in-the-Fields, London
£14 (unreserved)
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  1. Spem in alium (40-part motet) - Thomas Tallis
  2. Song for Athene - Sir John Tavener
  3. Totus tuus Op 60 - Henryk Górecki
  4. When David heard - Eric Whitacre
  5. Tristitia et anxietas - William Byrd
  6. Remember not, Lord, our offences - Henry Purcell

The fabulous Purcell Singers return to the Brandenburg Choral Festival of London for this late-night concert of music old and new. The programme opens with Thomas Tallis's spellbinding Motet for 40 voices, Spem in alium, and also includes motets by two other English composers Byrd and Purcell, and more recent works by Tavener, Whitacre and Gorecki. Join us in the beautiful candlelit surroundings for this mesmerising a cappella performance by one of London's finest choirs.

This concert will last approximately one hour without an interval.

A reduced price combined ticket is available for this concert and the earlier concert at St Martin's. Please contact the box office for more details.

St Martin-in-the-Fields
Trafalgar Square
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