Sunday 24th March 2019, 6.30pm

St Augustines' Church, Kilburn Park Road NW6 5XB

Biber Requiem in F minor

Elgar Great is the Lord

Holst Ode to Death

Britten Jubilate Deo in Eb


Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (1644-1704), Kapellmeister to the Archbishop of Salzburg 100 years before Mozart, was a composer with extraordinary futuristic insight. Whether you’re listening to his epic 53-part mass, his atonal ‘battle’ pieces for strings, or his cycle of 15 sonatas for detuned violin, the engaging detail in every phrase he wrote gives Biber’s music astonishing immediacy. His Requiem in F minor reaches similarly innovative expressive realms - especially rhythmically.

Join us in getting to know this rare masterpiece alongside joyous works by Britten and Elgar, and Holst's evocative Ode to Death, dedicated to the memories of friends and colleagues who died in WWI

...and for a second chance to hear this exciting programme:
We are repeating it on
Saturday 13th April
as part of the Brandenburg Choral Festival 
in Holy Trinity Church, Prince Consort RoadLondon SW7 2BA

Click  here for information and tickets.

Sunday 23rd June 2019

Music from many lands, including

Bach Komm Jesu Komm

Grieg Ein Traum arr Oliver Till

Messiaen O Sacrum Convivium

Clara Schumann Ich stand in dunklen Träumen arr Hamish Brown

Marenzio Solo e pensoso

Scriabin Romance arr Oliver Till

Leighton Drop drop slow tears

Trad arr Rutter Dashing away with the smoothing iron

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