The Bach Choir perform Tavener

Tuesday 25 Nov 2014, 7.30pm
Royal Festival Hall, London

Concert

David Hill conductor

Elin Manahan Thomas soprano
James Oxley tenor
Raphael Wallfisch cello
The Bach Choir choir

Tavener, O where, tell me where?

Tavener, The Protecting Veil

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Tavener, Song for Athene

Tavener, Requiem (2007)

The Bach Choir leads a musical tribute to the late Sir John Tavener. One of the most popular composers of his generation, the evening includes Song for Athene, which was sung at the funeral of Princess Diana, and the UK premiere of one of his last works, a meditation on three Scottish songs, commissioned by The Bach Choir.

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