Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri, with Sebastian Faulks (6pm)

Date(s) - 23/03/2018
6:00 pm

Clare College Chapel

Chapel of Clare College, Cambridge
Friday 23 March 2018, 6pm and 8pmChoir of Clare College, Cambridge

Chelys Consort of Viols
Rachel Stroud & Carol Hawkey, violin
Emily Smith, cello
Eleanor Carter & Ashley Chow, organ
Elizabeth Kenny, theorbo
Graham Ross, conductor
Sebastian Faulks, reader
The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge and conductor Graham Ross perform Dieterich Buxtehude’s masterpiece, Membra Jesu Nostri, interspersed with readings from 1918 and extracts from Birdsong, read by author Sebastian Faulks.  Each of the seven short cantatas in Buxtehude’s cycle address a different part of Christ’s crucified body, as observed by a witness at the foot of the cross.
Tickets: £15, £10 (students/members of Clare), £10 (antechapel)
Tickets available from 24th January 2018 from Clare Old Court Porters’ Lodge (tel. 01223 333200)