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Mozart's Requiem and Bach's Magnificat | Tredici Chamber Choir

Saturday March 24, 2018 at 19:30
St James's Church, Piccadilly, London
£6 to £20
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  1. 1st movement, from Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G BWV 1048 - Johann Sebastian Bach
  2. Magnificat in D BWV 243 - Johann Sebastian Bach
  3. Regina coeli in C K 276 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  4. Elegischer Gesang Op 118 - Ludwig van Beethoven
  5. Requiem Mass in D minor K 626 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Fresh from their triumphant collaboration in April 2017, Tredici and the Orpheus Sinfonia join forces once again to perform two towering masterpieces of the choral repertoire: the Magnificat with which JS Bach proclaimed his arrival in Leipzig to a stunned congregation in 1723, and Mozart's Requiem, famously left uncompleted on his death at the age of thirty-five and thereafter endlessly subjected to speculation, mythology and pure dramatic invention.

The Requiem is set in context by Mozart's early Regina Coeli K 276, the Magnificat by the Third of the Concertos (1st movement) with which Bach had tried, and signally failed, to secure a position wiht the Margrave of Brandenburg two years previously; while to complete the programme there's a rare opportunity to hear Beethoven's short but exquisite Elegischer Gesang, composed in 1814.

St James's Church, Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly
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