• The Sixteen's Choral Pilgramage 2019

  • Mon, 08-07-2019 at 19:30
  • The Bridgewater Hall
    Lower Mosley St.
    M2 3WS Manchester
The Sixteen's Choral Pilgramage 2019 - The Bridgewater Hall - Manchester

International Concert Series Voices of Angels Harry Christophers conductorAnon. Plainsong, Salve Regina | Tavener Hymn to the Mother of God; Hymn for the Dormition of the Mother of God | Sheppard Gloria from Cantate Mass | Eric Whitacre Sainte-Chapelle | Wilkinson Salve Regina | Fayrfax Aeternae laudis lilium | Gabriel Jackson Ave Maria | Sheppard Agnus Dei from Cantate Mass | James MacMillan O virgo prudentissima (new commission)In a creative mix of old and new, associate artists, The Sixteen, make their annual Choral Pilgrimage, matching the florid motets of Sheppard, Wilkinson and Fayrfax from the Eton Choirbook with works by more recent masters of choral music; John Tavener, Eric Whitacre and Gabriel Jackson. James MacMillan binds these two historical worlds with a specially commissioned piece based on a musical fragment by the forgotten figure of Robert Wilkinson (c.1450-1515).