Britten Sinfonia – Stabat Mater with The Sixteen
The SixteenHarry Christophers conductor
James MacMillan Miserere Tallis Why fum’th in fight Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis James MacMillan Stabat Mater (world premiere)
Few living composers communicate with the emotional directness of James MacMillan, so the world premiere of his Stabat Mater will be a major occasion. Harry Christophers conducts Britten Sinfonia and The Sixteen, placing MacMillan in context with music from Tallis to Vaughan Williams.
Presented by the Barbican.
Image: James MacMillan (c) Philip Gatward