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Dona Nobis Pacem

When
Saturday February 29, 2020 at 19:30
Where
Christ Church, West Didsbury, Manchester
Tickets
£12, £10 concessions, £5 students
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  1. Grand choeur dialogué, from 6 pièces d'orgue - Eugène Gigout
  2. Cantique de Jean Racine Op 11 - Gabriel Fauré
  3. Pro pace Motets Op 19 - John Joubert
  4. Prelude on 'Picardy', for organ Op 55 - John Joubert
  5. In pace - René Clausen
  6. Sonata No 1 for organ in D minor Op 42 - Alexandre Guilmant
  7. Messe solennelle, for double choir and 2 organs Op 16 - Louis Vierne

The William Byrd Singers, conducted by Keith Orrell, invite you to our forthcoming concert 'Dona Nobis Pacem' on the unusual date of 29 February. Also unusual is our use of both organs in Christ Church, played by Richard Lea and Robert Woods. As well as playing duets, they will accompany the choir in Vierne's Messe solennelle.

The universal theme of peace is explored in a wide variety of styles, from Joubert's dramatic settings of texts a thousand years old to Faure's popular Cantique.

Clausen re-imagines John Sheppard as past and present echo the quest for peace felt by every generation.

We once again present a programme to delight and inspire you in the welcoming atmosphere of Christ Church. We look forward to seeing you there!


Venue
Christ Church, West Didsbury
Darley Avenue
Manchester
Manchester
M20 2ZD
England
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