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23rd March at 7.30pm

St Mary's Church, Bathwick


Hot on the heels of our sell-out concert in February, our concert in March sees a mass, a requiem, and four anthems form this expressive and broad-ranging a cappella programme, spanning five centuries of religious texts and composition, Catholic and Anglican. Many of the works were written in response to a real-world event, including James MacMillan’s A Child’s Prayer, which gives this concert its title, dedicated to the children who died in Dunblane in 1996.


The earliest work featured, William Byrd’s exquisite Mass for Four Voices, is considered one of the English sixteenth century’s crowning musical achievements for its terse expressivity. Contrast this with the deeply personal and unusual Howell’s Requiem, written following the death of his son in 1935, and Tavener’s miniature gem The Lamb, dedicated to his nephew’s third birthday, mix well with Gorecki’s sonorous double-choir motet written for Pope John Paul II, Totus Tuus, and Purcell’s pleading anthem Remember not, Lord, written for the choir of Westminster Abbey, and you have the perfect recipe for a fascinating, intimate and emotional programme.


Tickets are on sale now at Bath Box Office!

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