28th November 2021

German and Austrian choral masterpieces 

Brahms               Song of Destiny op.54
Bruckner       Locus Iste
Mendelssohn      Ave Maria op.23 no.2
Clara Schumann      
Songs from Lieder op.13 
Schoenberg        Natur op.8 no.1
Rheinberger          Abendlied op.69 no.3
J.S. Bach                  Agnus Dei from Mass in B minor

Church of St Anne & St Andrew, 125 Salusbury Road NW6 6RG


Taking Johannes Brahms’s time-stopping & luminous Song of Destiny as a centerpiece, we feature works by his colleagues, friends, and inspirations. Rarer works by Clara Schumann and Arnold Schoenberg  are explored alongside some classics of the German choral repertoire. 

Mendelssohn’s Ave Maria features the tenors as cantors, and the altos feature prominently in the final movement from J.S. Bach’s Mass in B minor, perhaps the summary of a lifetime’s work writing religious choral music soli Deo gloria (only for the glory of God).

A joyful return to singing after an enforced interval!

27th March 2022
Rachmaninoff Spring
Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms

26th June 2022
Handel Dixit Dominus


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