Edge Chamber Choir Concert
The programme will consist of two stunning and contrasting works, Durufle's well-loved version of the Requiem Mass and a little-known dramatic piece entitled Cantos Sagrados by James MacMillan.
The Durufle Requiem is a work of sublime beauty. It is more intense than Faure's setting but still full of delicious harmony and plainchant references. The organist for this concert, Hilary Norris, is an extremely accomplished player and will bring the fiery and fiendish organ accompaniment to life.
MacMillan's Cantos Sagrados, is a work that their conductor, Ros Crouch, has wanted to perform for quite a while. “When I first heard it,” says Ros, “I was electrified by this amazing, dramatic piece. I immediately bought a copy and made up my mind that it was something that Edge had to perform. The combination of the searing, almost shouted, words about the disappeared in Latin America and the traditional religious texts sung in the background is stunning. No one ought to miss h
Friday May 17th 7.30pm
Tickets are £12 and are available from Ros Crouch 01584 841053 or on the door.
The Priory, Church St, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 8NH
Fri 17 May 2019