Eclectica: Music from Pegasus’s First 21 Years

St George's Church, Bloomsbury
4:30 pm, Sunday, 7 February, 2016

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Marking the start of their 21st anniversary year, Pegasus performed a concert in the glorious Hawksmoor church, London, with a cornucopia of pieces chosen by members of the choir as their favourites from the Pegasus repertoire.

Director – Matthew Altham

Programme

  • Gerald Finzi – God is Gone Up
  • Henry Purcell – Hear my Prayer
  • Charles Villiers Stanford – The Blue Bird
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams – The Cloud-Capp’d Towers (from Three Shakespeare Songs)
  • Herbert Howells – Requiem (excerpts)
  • Josef Rheinberger – Kyrie (from Mass in E flat for double choir)
  • Frank Martin – Sanctus & Benedictus (from Mass for Double Choir)
  • Alexandru Pascanu – Sarba Dance on a Chair
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara – El Grito & Malagueña (from Suite de Lorca)
  • Gabriel Jackson – A Prayer of St Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Francis Grier – A Baby Asleep after Pain
  • Douglas Guest – For the Fallen
  • Jean-Yves Daniel-Lesur – La Voix du Bien-aimé (from Le Cantique des Cantiques)
  • Francis Poulenc – Bois Meurtri (from Un Soir de Neige)
  • Sergei Rachmaninov – Bogoroditse (from The All-night Vigil)
  • Morton Lauridsen – O Magnum Mysterium
  • Cole Porter – Let’s Do It

 

Concert programme

Venue details


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