C o n c e r t s
A Lassus Calendar
a year with Lassus
Saturday 23 March 2024
St Pancras Church
165 Euston Road
London NW1 2BA
Guest conductor: Patrick Allies
Join us on a journey through the liturgical seasons - both joyful and miserable! - with arguably the most inventive composer of the 16th century.
Patrick has chosen music that illustrates Lassus' creative brilliance and variety, ranging from exquisite and melancholy 5-part Lamentations for Holy Week, to vibrant polychoral music in eight and ten parts for Easter and some Marian feasts.
Perhaps most unusual, and rarely performed, is his Prophetae Sibyllarum, a series of adventurous, highly chromatic motets for Advent. They sound like Poulenc...
All Saints and All Souls
Requiem a 5: Requiem aeternam
Alma redemptoris mater
Prophetiae Sibyllarum (Prologue and No.s 1, 2, 4 and 5)
Magnificat 'Praeter rerum seriem'
Missa Vinum bonum: Credo
Lamentations for Holy Thursday, part 2
Lamentations for Holy Saturday, part 1
Magnificat 'Aurora lucis rutilat'