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The Fauré Requiem Tour
Friday 10 May 7:30pm
Promoted by City of London Sinfonia
Please note that online booking is no longer available. Tickets can be bought through Portsmouth Cathedral Shop on 02392 823300 ext. 232, or on the door from 7.00pm on Friday evening (please note that only cash and cheques can be taken on the door).
£17 Nave and Crossing
£12 Side Aisles (restricted view)
All seating is unreserved.
Leading UK chamber orchestra City of London Sinfonia visit some of the UK''s finest cathedrals throughout May and October.
The Fauré Requiem tour celebrates the beauty of our magnificent and awe-inspiring churches alongside some of the most well known and uplifting sacred music ever written. The Orchestra and the cathedral choir perform works by Thomas Tallis and Ralph Vaughan Williams, along with a new commission by Gabriel Jackson and Fauré''s enduringly popular Requiem. There will also be a chance to hear the cathedral organist perform French composer Francis Poulenc''s grand and masterful Organ Concerto, in the 50th anniversary year of the composer''s death.
TALLIS Salvator mundi
TALLIS Why fum''st in sight?
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
POULENC Organ Concerto
GABRIEL JACKSON Countless and wonderful are the ways to praise God *
*specially commissioned for the tour
Doors open at 7.00pm.
Tour generously supported by Friends of Cathedral Music, Arts Council England and The Foyle Foundation.
Further information can be found at http://www.cityoflondonsinfonia.co.uk/Faure-Requiem-Tour/For more information visit www.cls.co.uk