Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610, Gloucester Cathedral

Saturday, 23rd June 2018 at 7:00pm; Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester GL1 2LX.

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We venture into the marvellous Venetian sound world, performing in the superb surroundings of one of our greatest English cathedrals. Monteverdi bridges the Renaissance and Baroque eras with his revolutionary musical ideas that strike us as remarkable even after 400 years. Contrasting soloists and full choral sound, including antiphonal choirs and echoes, with period instrumental orchestral ‘choirs’, you will certainly enjoy hearing these exciting responses, psalms, hymns, motets and, as the finale, the Magnificat (song of the Virgin Mary) in historic Gloucester Cathedral. We are certainly looking forward to performing them and hope to see you in the audience.

City of Birmingham Choir
QuintEssential Sackbut and Cornett Ensemble
Musical & Amicable Society
Emma Walshe & Augusta Hebbert sopranos
Simon Wall, Guy Cutting & Ruairi Bowen tenors
James Arthur & Jonathan Brown basses
Adrian Lucas conductor

Claudio Monteverdi – Vespro della Beata Vergine (Vespers of 1610)

Tickets are available from Gloucester Cathedral box office. Click the BUY TICKETS link to go to the booking site. Price ranges £25.00, £21.00, £18.00, £10.00.
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