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Tudor Consort - Choral Music for Holy Week

Choral Music for Holy Week


"Wellington's superb chamber choir" - The Dominion Post

Wellington's international award-winning chamber choir The Tudor Consort presents its first 2005 season performance on Good Friday 25 March with a programme of beautiful sacred music for the church season of Lent. The penitential themes of Lent, and the week leading up to Good Friday in particular, has inspired some of sacred music's finest composition. The choir presents a selection of the most moving music for Lent by the finest composers of the Renaissance, plus new repertoire for Holy Week by 20th century composers as diverse as Englishman Edward Bairstow, European Arvo Pärt and New Zealander David Farquhar. As the sun sets and the light fades, the German chorales from J S Bach's St Matthew Passion return between each polyphonic piece as a litany on the themes of loss, poignancy and redemption.

"A world-class choir ... beautifully blended ... heavenly singing" - The Dominion Post

Choral Music for Holy Week

Arvo Part 1935-: The Woman with the Alabaster Box
Orlandi de Lassus 1532-1594: Stabat Mater Dolorosa
Tomas Luis de Victoria 1548?-1611: Lamentatione Jeremiae Prophetae

9pm, Good Friday 25 March
Wellington Cathedral of St Paul - Molesworth Street - Wellington
$25 / $15

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