Saturday 17 March 2018 7.30pm in Exeter Cathedral
Rachmaninov: Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
Nigel Perrin (conductor)
Nina Alupii-Morton (mezzo)
Jeremy Birchall (Deacon, bass)
Ralph Penny (Priest, tenor)
“What is Music? How do you define it? Music is a calm moonlit night, the rustle of leaves in summer.” Sergei Rachmaninov
Our first concert of the 2018 season is an immersive experience evoking the ancient musical traditions of the Russian Orthodox Church. The choir processes by candlelight, beneath the dark vaults of Exeter’s imposing mediaeval cathedral, chanting in Old Church Slavonic.
The rich sounds and deep harmonies of the Liturgy could only have been composed by Rachmaninov. Less flamboyant than his Vespers, the Liturgy, nevertheless, has great warmth and a moving humanity.
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Nave: £28, £23, £20 (reserved)
Limited seating available in side aisles*: £14 front, £7 rear
*many with restricted view
Special Anniversary discounts for Students and Children: Students £5; Children (under 18 years) £1
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