Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & The Consort of Melbourne
Ancient texts brought to life with luscious vocal harmonies.
About the artists
The Consort of Melbourne is a vocal ensemble that champions both historic and contemporary repertoire. They bring 1000 years of vocal harmony to life with an intimacy and verve that leaves audiences spell-bound.
About the concert
A concert of ancient texts brought to life with luscious vocal harmonies. Their performance in Elisabeth Murdoch Hall presents works by Ola Gjeilo, Ildebrando Pizzetti, Christopher Theofanidis and Orlande de Lassus, based on poetry by Sappho and Rumi as well as excerpts from the Song of Songs and a new work by Melbourne Recital Centre composition award winner Irene Zhong.
Hear how composers through the centuries draw on ancient words to create music of transcendent beauty.
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Katherine Norman soprano
Kristy Biber soprano
Jennifer George alto
Hannah Pietsch alto
Robin Parkin tenor
Alex Gorbatov tenor
Lucien Fischer baritone
Jerzy Kozlowski bass
Steven Hodgson artistic director
Sally Whitwell / Hildegard von Bingen
Orlande de Lassus
Quam pulchra es
You who are also there
Orlande de Lassus
Veni in hortum meum
2 Composizioni Corali
Ego flos campi
Surge, propera amica mea
Messages to Myself
This production is part of the following series:
Tuesday 31 May 2022 7.30pm
Duration: 1 hour (no interval)
Standard $55 ($45 Concession)
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