We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Learn more here. x

Ex Cathedra: In 40 Parts

When
Sunday October 21, 2018 at 16:00
Where
Town Hall, Birmingham
Tickets
£40 / £30 / £20 / £13 (including per ticket commission); student, under 16s, wheelchair companion, group booking and concert package discounts also available
Phone for tickets: 0121 780 3333
Book Online
Tickets "at the door" - until sold out
  1. Spem in alium (40-part motet) - Thomas Tallis
  2. Ecce beatam lucem (40-part motet) - Alessandro Striggio
  3. Sanctum est verum lumen (40-part motet) - Gabriel Jackson
  4. Earthrise (40-part motet) - Alec Roth
  5. Sing and glorify (40-part motet) - Thomas Tallis

A concert on an epic scale with no fewer than five pieces written in 40 parts.

The programme includes Thomas Tallis’s soaring, uplifting, truly monumental Spem in alium and two pieces written for Ex Cathedra by Gabriel Jackson (2005) and Alec Roth (2010). Roth’s breathtaking Earthrise is inspired by the famous photograph of the same name, taken 50 years ago by the Apollo 8 crew.

We came all this way to explore the moon and the most important thing is that we discovered the Earth” (Bill Anders, Apollo 8 astronaut)

Listen to excerpts and buy the CD of Earthrise here.

Part of Season for Change.


Venue
Town Hall
Victoria Square
Birmingham
West Midlands
B3 3DQ
England
This advertisement was submitted by Ex Cathedra.
Print or Save this concert's QR code



Disclaimer: We endeavour to supply full and accurate information but cannot be held responsible for any errors.
Please check with the ticket vendor before you purchase your ticket. PLEASE REPORT BAD CONTENT

©2019 Concert Diary Ltd. The interactive Concert Guide specialising in listings for Opera, Ballet and Classical Music Concerts.