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Rossini: Petite messe solennelle | St George's Singers

When
Saturday March 25, 2023 at 19:30
Where
St Michael and All Angels Church, Bramhall
Tickets
£16, £10 students/children; group discounts
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  1. Petite messe solennelle - Gioachino Rossini

Rossini composed his 'Little Solemn Mass' in 1863, more than thirty years after he had retired from writing operas. Rossini described it as 'the last of my sins of old age'. In structure a missa solemnis, the work is scored for the unusual ensemble of four soloists, a small chorus, two pianos and harmonium, and was composed originally for private performance, though Rossini himself later scored the work for full orchestra. It is the most substantial of the works written during Rossini's Indian summer of composition. Neither petite nor particularly solennelle, despite the religious text the Mass is unmistakeably operatic in style, ranging from hushed intensity to boisterous high spirits, and abounding in memorable tunes and rhythmic vitality.

In this concert the choir will be performing this joyous work with one piano and harmonium accompaniment.


Venue
St Michael and All Angels Church
St Michael's Avenue
Bramhall
Cheshire
SK7 2PG
England


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