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…

Bel a capella sings Rachmaninov’s vespers
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Bel a capella sings Rachmaninov’s vespers

A capella ensemble Bel a capella conducted by its Music Director Anthony Pasquill,  presents Sergei Rachmaninov’s  Vespers opus 37  in a programme of Russian choral music in early November. The world was in turmoil when Rachmaninov composed this work in 1915. The first world war was being waged and the social, religious and political landscape…