Mass in B Minor
The greatest setting of the Roman Catholic Mass – by a pious Lutheran. A project begun in 1733 as part of a job application but not completed until the end of his life. A display of contrapuntal choral mastery, and virtuosic solo writing which would grace any opera house. A score for whose later movements the composer drew heavily on pieces he had previously written.
Such are the extraordinary origins of Bach’s mighty Mass in B minor, a work very familiar to Canticum and the early music ensemble Counterpoint, who will perform it in the splendid surroundings of Holy Trinity, Sloane Street, the church which John Betjeman called “the cathedral of the Arts & Crafts Movement".
Canticum Chamber Choir with Counterpoint
Rachel Elliott – Soprano
Amy Lyddon – Mezzo-Soprano
Nicholas Madden – Tenor
Ashley Riches – Baritone
Mark Forkgen – Conductor
Opera Holland Park – Messa di Gloria Giacomo Puccini – 7:30pm
Ahead of his return to Opera Holland Park as Canio in Pagliacci, tenor David Butt Philip joins baritone Ross Ramgobin, conductor John Andrews, the Opera Holland Park chorus and City of London Sinfonia in a special performance of Puccini’s Messa di Gloria.Read More
Battersea Choral Society sings Brahms and Cherubini – 7:30pm
Battersea Choral Society sings Brahms and Cherubini
Join us for a spectacular evening of choral music at Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Street, London, UK. The excellent Battersea Choral Society will be performing by Brahms' Schicksalslied and Cherubini's Requiem, with Sam Evans conducting the Battersea Ensemble. Don't miss this extraordinary musical experience!