18th and 21st March 2023 The Lenten Spring (Buckfast and Exeter)

Photo of Helleborus flowers

We present an absorbing and inspiring programme of music for Lent, headed by Tomas Luis de Victoria’s transcendent Requiem and Anerio’s Stabat Mater.  Also beautiful motets by Lobo, Bruckner, Casals, Paul Mealor, Kerensa Briggs and The Lenten Spring by our Music Director Andrew Daldorph.

Saturday 18th March 7.30pm at Buckfast Abbey.  Tickets £15 from the Abbey website and bookshop.

Tuesday 21st March 7.30pm at St James’ Church, Mount Pleasant Road, Exeter, EX4 7AH.
Tickets £12 from Ticketsource  (£15 on the door).
Full programme:

Paul Mealor  Locus Iste
Bruckner Christus Factus Est
Kerensa Briggs Media Vita

Victoria Requiem: Kyrie, Gradual, Offertory
Pablo Casals O Vos Omnes
Victoria Requiem: Sanctus, Benedictus
Lobo Versa est in Luctum
Victoria Requiem: Agnus Dei, Lux Aeternam
Thomas Preston Benedictus sit Deus Pater (Organ solo)
Anerio Stabat Mater
Bruckner Virga Jesse
Andrew Daldorph The Lenten Spring
Paul Mealor Ubi Caritas