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Saturday 14 July 2018 7.30pm in Exeter Cathedral

Claudio Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610
The Lord Mayor’s concert, sponsored by the Bryan Foster Charitable Trust
The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble
Schola Exe (Devon’s County Senior Choir)

Nigel Perrin conductor

“The end of all good music is to affect the soul.” Claudio Monteverdi

The Vespers of 1610, with sackbuts and cornetts, will transport you straight to St Mark's Basilica, Venice. With its towering magnificence and rhythmic vivacity, interwoven with moments of tender reverence, this work is the ultimate showcase of the Venetian renaissance. The Lord Mayor of Exeter’s charity concert sparkles into life with the virtuoso period instrument group The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble and the a cappella group Voces8. Completing the line-up is Schola Exe, a choir of Devon’s young voices.

Exeter Festival Chorus has chosen this as the centrepiece of its 25th Anniversary Celebrations.

Tickets will be available from 8am on Tuesday 2 January 2018.
Nave £28, £23, £20 (reserved)
Side aisles*: £14 front, £7 rear (unreserved)
*many with restricted view
Students £5; Children (under 18 years) £2

Please click to learn more about Voces8 and The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble.

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