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From Darkness to Light | London Concord Singers

When
Thursday December 6, 2018 at 19:30
Where
St George's Church, Bloomsbury, London
Tickets
£15 (includes glass of wine), under 25s £5
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  1. Warum ist das Licht gegeben?, from 2 Motetten Op 74 - Johannes Brahms
  2. Song for Athene - Sir John Tavener
  3. The darkness is no darkness - Judith Bingham
  4. Ungewisses licht, from 4 Doppelchörige Gesänge Op 141 - Robert Schumann
  5. 2 Choeurs Op 68 - Camille Saint-Saëns
  6. The evening primrose, from 5 Flower Songs Op 47 - Benjamin Britten
  7. Northern Lights - Ola Gjeilo
  8. Hail, gladdening light - Charles Wood
  9. O nata lux de lumine - Thomas Tallis
  10. Of a Rose - Cecilia McDowall
  11. There is no rose - Julian Merson, arranged by Robert Hugill
  12. Mater ora filium - Sir Arnold Bax

Bookended by two great works inspired by the past, London Concord Singers concert From Darkness to Light explores the transition through a diverse selection of music from Tallis to Schumann and Saint-Saens to Charles Wood and Britten. The concert starts with Brahms's great motet Warum ist das Licht gegeben inspired by the motets of Bach, and ends with Bax's Mater ora filium for which Bax took his inspiration from the masses of William Byrd.

The concert also includes contemporary music by John Tavener, Judith Bingham, Ola Gjeilo, and Cecilia McDowell, plus Robert Hugill's arrangement of a carol by Julian Merson.


Venue
St George's Church, Bloomsbury
Bloomsbury Way
London
London
WC1A 2SR
England
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