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Event 02: Gabrieli Consort

York Minster
Friday 8 July 7:30pm

Please note that tickets can no longer be bought online for this event but can be bought on the door from 45 minutes prior to the performance.
Reserved seating front nave: £25.00 (no concessions)
Reserved seating rear nave: £15.00 (concessions £13.00)
Unreserved seating side aisles: £12.00 (students £6.00)
William Whitehead chamber organ
directed by 
Paul McCreesh
By Morning Glow and Evening Shade:
Byrd's Great Service and music for morning and evening prayer
A celebration of William Byrd's monumental Great Service, acknowledged as the crowning point of music for the Anglican service during the 16th- century. The Great Service will be performed in full, interspersed with 20th- century and contemporary music including two new pieces by Jonathan Dove commissioned specially by the Gabrieli Consort. Dove's sensitivity to words and desire to exploit the beauty of choral sound will ensure that his commission contrasts and complements Byrd''s celebrated masterpiece.
'Paul McCreesh was like a magician, bringing his precise mental image of the piece, with all its richness of tone colours, to life.' K├Âlnische Rundschau
Supported by Welcome to Yorkshire
Friends Saver Ticket £265.00 (concessions £235.00)
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This performance is part of a national tour supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

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