Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum
Death and resurrection are the theme of London Concord Singers’ Easter concert. Under conductor Jessica Norton they will be performing Faure’s original 1893 version of his sublime Requiem, alongside Jean Langlais’s radiant Messe Solennelle, plus music by Messiaen, Gesualdo, Parry, Finzi, and Jonathan Dove which looks at different approaches to the subject of death and resurrection.
Faure’s Requiem, Langlais’ Messe Solennelle and the accompanied items will be performed with organ accompaniment.
Messiaen – O Sacrum Convivium
Gesualdo – O Vos Omnes
Langlais – Messe Solennelle
Dove – Seek Him that maketh the seven stars
Parry – I was glad
Faure – Requiem (1893 version)
Finzi – God is gone up