The choir Tenebrae directed by Nigel Short takes the audience on a musical journey through the past 100 years to give a crystal clear view of the wide-ranging styles and skills of England's finest composers. It takes place in the sumptuous surroundings of the Egyptian Room in London’s Mansion House.
With British mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly.
Stanford: Magnificat for double choir
Gurney: 'Since I believe in God'
Judith Bingham: New commission
Vaughan Williams: 'Valiant for truth'
Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor
Purcell: 'Dido's Lament, (from 'Dido and Aeneas')
Bingham: 'The drowned lovers'
Stanford: 'The Blue Bird'
Holst: 'Nunc Dimittis'