Rachmaninov Vespers (All-Night Vigil)
London Concert Choir
Jess Dandy contralto
Tom Robson tenor
Mark Forkgen conductor
Unfortunately this performance of the Rachmaninov Vespers by the London Concert Choir at Holy Trinity Church has been cancelled.
The choir has decided to look for an alternative date for this performance in the future.
We will be processing full refunds for all customers over the coming days
One of Rachmaninov’s own favourite compositions, the Vespers explore the ideas of Christ in divine and human form, climaxing in the dramatic recounting of the Resurrection and a magnificent hymn to the Mother of God.
Setting texts from the Russian Orthodox Vespers, Matins and Prime, Rachmaninov’s music incorporates ancient Russian religious chants and uses the unaccompanied choir to create exquisite harmonies with colour and precision. The Vespers are enchanting and uplifting, with extremely low bass parts and rich vocal lines inviting meditative contemplation.
NB. Please note venue and start time.
£25 (nave), £15 (Lady Chapel/north aisle) (unreserved seating)
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