Past Concerts & Events
* Olivier Messiaen’s O Sacrum Convivium * Louis Vierne’s Messe Solonelle * Quatre motets pour le temps de penitence by Francis Poulenc, and * Charles-Marie Widor’s Messe a deux choeurs et deux orgues Charles-Marie Widor is best known for the Toccatta, the finale from his Fifth Symphony for Organ. The Mass for Two Choirs and Two Organs was originally written in 1878 for a choir of Baritones – the Chorus of the seminary next door to St Sulpice in Paris,…
If you are interested in joining the choir it’s not too late. Please contact the Musical Director, Dominic Brennan (firstname.lastname@example.org) to arrange a time for an audition.
Two beautiful Requiems from two starkly different time periods, they share a calm and etherial atmosphere. The first, by Victoria, is a setting of the Office of the Dead written in 1603 (published in 1605) upon the death of Archduchess Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress, and wife of Maximilian II. It is considered one of choral music’s great masterpieces, and in its steady progression, alternating the simplicity of plainchant with the intricacy of six part polyphony, it creates a sublime and hypnotic atmosphere…