Tue, 14 Jun

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Temple Church

Temple Music

Holst Singers returns to the glorious surroundings of Temple Church with a programme of music spanning 400 years including Palestrina, Esenvalds, Poulenc, Mäntyjärvi and Antognini.

Temple Music

Time & Location

14 Jun, 19:00

Temple Church, Temple, London EC4Y 7BB

About the Event

Holst Singers Stephen LaytonMusic Director

Palestrina Missa Papae Marcelli | Kyrie | Gloria | Credo | Sanctus/Benedictus | Angus Dei 1 | Angus Dei 2 Arvo Part Vergencita Mäntyjärvi The Lord's Prayer  Mäntyjärvi Ave Maria Esenvalds Salutation Poulenc Salve Regina Antognini Canticum novum

Having composed over one hundred, Palestrina was an expert at writing masses but his Pope Marcellus Mass stands out amongst the many; it was performed at every Papal Coronation between its composition and the 1960s and its beauty is credited with having saved the future of western music by preventing a ban of polyphonic composition. It will be sung in this concert interspersed with equally acclaimed sacred music written over 400 years later.

Tickets £15 - £25

Read more about the Palestrina Missa Papae Marcelli on our blog

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