Programme for 2016-2017 Season: April 2017

Marian Consort

Thursday 27 April 2017 (at 7.45pm)

Bunyan Meeting

Ave Virgo Sanctissima
Roxanna Panufnik: Magnificat (St Pancras Service)
William Cornysh: Ave Maria
Hilary Campbell: Ave Maria
Walter Lambe: Nesciens Mater
Stephen Dodgson: Dormi Jesu
John Taverner: Ave Maria
Cecilia McDowall: Alma redemptoris Mater
Cheryl Frances-Hoad: New Work (title tbc)
Matthew Martin: Ave virgo sanctissima
Robert Fayrfax: Ave Dei Patris Filia
Lennox Berkeley: Regina coeli laetare
Nicholas Ludford: Ave cuius conceptio
Judith Weir: Ave Regina caelorum

Taking its name from the Blessed Virgin Mary, a focus of religious devotion in the sacred music of all ages, the Marian Consort is a young, dynamic and internationally-renowned early music vocal ensemble. This 'astounding' (The Herald) ensemble has given concerts throughout the UK and Europe, features regularly on BBC Radio 3, and is a former 'Young Artist' of The Brighton Early Music Festival. Tonight's programme, features settings by English Renaissance composers Robert Fayrfax, Walter Lambe and John Taverner juxtaposed with contemporary Marian works by Cecilia McDowall, Bedford-based Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Judith Weir, Roxanna Panufnik, Matthew Martin, Hilary Campbell.


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