Harmonic Spiritual Theatre: sacrifice, betrayal, passion

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Saturday, 10 Mar 2018 5:00pm

Birmingham Cathedral, Birmingham

Harmonic Spiritual Theatre

Ex Cathedra Consort & Continuo
Jeffrey Skidmore
conductor

 

Jephte makes a rash vow and sacrifices his only child, but not before she sings an agonisingly beautiful lament. St Peter denies Christ as the cock crows. This Lenten programme explores the beginnings of oratorio, and also includes glorious music by Monteverdi, Gesualdo and Anerio – whose publication Teatro armonico spirituale di madrigali lends the concert its name.

 

Programme includes:
Carissimi Jephte (25’)
Charpentier Le reniement de St Pierre (12’)

 

rising finely to that wondrously poignant final lament‘ (The Independent)

 

£40 / £30 / £20 / £13 including per ticket commission

 

Book online via the link above, or call the THSH box office on 0121 780 3333.

 


 

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