Concert in Hong Kong: Faire is the Heaven

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm
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A selection of the finest choral repertoire from the 16th Century to the present at the Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall.

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Programme:

John Sheppard - The Lord’s Prayer
Orlando Gibbons - Drop, drop, slow tears
Benjamin Britten - Jubilate Deo
Anton Bruckner - Locus iste
C. V. Stanford - Justorum animae
Organ Solo played by James Anderson-Besant: Charles-Marie Widor Finale (Symphony No. 6) 
Herbert Howells - Magnificat (Gloucester Service)
Ned Rorem - Sing, my soul, his wondrous love
Gerald Finzi - God is gone up

INTERVAL

Sergei Rachmaninoff - Hymn of the Cherubim
Francis Poulenc - Salve Regina
Jonathan Dove - Gloria (Missa Brevis)
Organ Solo played by Glen Dempsey: Herbert HOWELLS - Paean
William Harris - Faire is the heaven
Christopher Robinson - Jesu, grant me this I pray
C. H. H. Parry - Blest pair of sirens

Location

Hong Kong City Hall
5 Edinburgh Place
Hong Kong
Hong Kong S.A.R., China

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Recorded on
23 May 2019

 

Responses and Preces: Radcliffe
Psalms 110 (Lloyd), 111 (Smart)
Bevan: Magnificat octavi toni
Nunc Dimittis octavi toni
Tavener: The Lord’s Prayer
Boulanger: Lux aeterna
Hymn 486

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The Choir of St John’s' new album - Magnificat - celebrates their daily tradition of choral Evensong and is released on 25 October 2019.

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