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Easter Contemplations - Exeter Chamber Choir

Easter Contemplations - Exeter Chamber Choir

Sat 10th March 7.30pm | £10.00

Easter Contemplations

Exeter Chamber Choir’s Lenten concert presents food for the soul, a feast of atmospheric and sonorous music to contemplate Christ’s passion.

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The a cappella programme spans the centuries, from the famous "Crucifixus a 8" by Antonio Lotti, to James MacMillan’s "Miserere", his own powerful interpretation of the text made famous by Allegri, which has already been acknowledged as a modern masterpiece. Motets by Victoria, Bruckner and Pablo Casals provide additional variety and the first half concludes with René Clausen’s thrilling arrangement of Sheppard’s "In Pace". The second half conjures a distinctively eastern-european sound-world, with extracts from Alexander Gretchaninov’s "Passion Week", a choral work rarely heard in this country although a monumental standard in the Russian Orthodox Chuch’s celebration of Easter.


Director : Andrew Daldorph

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For more information about the choir visit: www.exeterchamberchoir.co.uk

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