Lux Aeterna from bel a capella
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Lux Aeterna from bel a capella

  This weekend Bel a capella presents ‘Lux Aeterna’, a clever programme of mostly 20th century gems of choral music. The repertoire pairs Paul Stanhope’s Lux Aeterna with Elgar’s ethereal work of the same name, and two collections of five songs – Sir Michael Tippett’s rhythmic Five Negro Spirituals and Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs. As well, the…

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Good Friday fare: Pergolesi and Stainer

Two powerful images from the events of Good Friday at Calvary, are brought together in music on Good Friday, 22nd April when  Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater is performed alongside Stainers’  Crucifixion,  at St Stephen’s Church, in Macquarie Street, Sydney.  Pergolesi’s work paints the grieving mother whilst Stainer’s depicts the object of her grief –  the crucifixion death of her Son. In fact,…