Thursday, 15 March 2018

Hymns to the Mother of God

Hymns to the Mother of God - London Oriana Choir
London Oriana Choir, conductor Dominic Ellis-Peckham, continue their five15 initiative in support of women composers with a concert entitled Hymns to the Mother of God which rather aptly takes place on Saturday 17 March 2018, just after Mother's Day, at St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9ED. The concert features a new work by Rebecca Dale, the last of her three compositions as the choir's composer-in-residence. Also in the programme will be Roxanna Panufnik's Ave Maria and Mother's Lament by the Israeli composer Sharon Farber, best known for her film and TV scores; the work was premiered by the Los Angeles Master Chorale in 2002.

Imogen Holst is best known nowadays for her work with Benjamin Britten at Aldeburgh, but she also had a composer albeit rather intermittently. Her Mass in A dates from 1927, when she was just 20. The programme will also include Marian works by Herbert Howells, John Taverner and Heitor Villa Lobos.

Full details from the London Oriana Choir website.

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