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DESIGN SERIES #2 - The Music of Rome

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The second concert in ORA Singers' new DESIGN SERIES, where a different designer is asked to collaborate on each of nine concerts at LSO St. Luke's, creating a unique design around the musical programme and the fantastic space of LSO St. Luke's Jerwood Hall.

ORA Singers presents a programme inspired by Rome's rich catalogue of Renaissance composers who worked at the Sistine Chapel, from Palestrina to Ingegenri, Marenzio to Porta. The programme is book-ended by two choral classics, the iconic Allegri Miserere, and the modern masterpiece that is MacMillan's setting of the same text. As with all, ORA programmes, Renaissance works sit side by side with stunning modern reflections and text settings, including the world premiere of Edmund Finnis' Reflection on Improperium by Palestrina

 

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PROGRAMME

 

Gregorio Allegri - Miserere
Cheryl Frances Hoad - Gaude Et Laetare
Marco Antonio Ingegneri - O Bone Jesu
Giovanni da Palestrina - Improperium
Edmund Finnis - Reflection on Improperium by Palestrina *+

Costanzo Porta - Pater Noster
Julia Adolphe - Pater Noster *
Felice Anerio - Stabat Mater a 12
Gregorio Allegri - Christus Resurgens Ex Mortuis

Interval

James MacMillan - Data est mihi omnis potestas
Felice Anerio - Salve Regina
Gabriel Jackson - Salve Regina
Luca Marenzio -
Jubilate Deo omnis terra
James MacMIllan - Miserere

* Denotes an ORA Singers commission
+ Denotes a world premiere performance