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Abendmusik: Journey into Twilight

Date 07.03.2021
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Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present

Abendmusik: Journey into Twilight

Live-streamed 5pm to 6.15pm

 This concert can be viewed live at 5pm, after which the recording will be available to watch until 5pm on Thursday 11 March.

 

Due to the ever-changing circumstances, ticket sales for this event are on hold until further notice.

Collegium Choir | Adrian Mantu, cello | Mark Duley, director

 

John Tavener, Svyati

Anton Arensky, Three Vocal Quartets Op 57

Sam Perkin, new commission

Giovanni Sollima, Lamentatio

Josef Rheinberger, Abendlied

Toby Young, A song of enchantment

Knut Nystedt, Stabat Mater

 

 

This concert takes us on a journey from the brightness of day into the shadows of evening. The unique sonority of solo cello with chamber choir is explored through a varied programme contrasting the lush romantic textures of Arensky and Rheinberger with the startling contemporary innovations of Giovanni Sollima and Sam Perkin (new commission). In Nystedt’s Stabat Mater the journey into darkness concludes with a glimpse of glory, the cello acting as expressive commentary on the ancient text.

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