A musical exploration of the Reformation’s lasting legacy on choral music, from the earliest days to the present, continental and English. Choral gems by composers famous and infamous, well-known and near-forgotten, catholic and protestant, including Luther, Byrd, Bach, SS Wesley and culminating in Schubert’s German Mass. Musical direction Erica Kollek.
Organ – Susan Howell Evans
Piano – Alison Blenkinsop
Guest Organist – Revd. Canon Tim Peskett
JS Bach – Reformation Cantata (Ein fest Burg)
Schubert – German Mass
Tallis – If Ye Love Me
Byrd – O Lord Make They Servant Elizabeth
Wesley – Blessed be the God and Father
Tickets £12; students £10; children £8.
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