NCS: Pergolesi and Martin

Saturday 21 March 2020
Our Lady and the English Martyrs Catholic Church, CB2 1JR

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For their Lenten concert, New Cambridge Singers presents two contrasting masterpieces.

Swiss composer Frank Martin’s epic Mass for Double Choir is one of the pinnacles of the choral repertoire: soulful, energetic, rhythmic and achingly powerful by turns.  Written in the 1920s, it was not released for publication and performance until some forty years later.

Pergolesi’s famous Stabat Mater, a moving and profoundly human picture of a grieving mother composed in the final weeks of Pergolesi’s life, is performed in its version for full choir, accompanied by strings and organ.

All seats unreserved.

New Cambridge Singers, Graham Walker, music director



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90 minutes