God is gone up: Spitalfields Summer Festival

Date(s) - 20/06/2014
7:00 pm

Christ Church Spitalfields

Spitalfields Summer Festival 2014
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Peter Harrison, Matthew Jorysz | organ
Ben Michaels | cello
Anthony Brown | saxophone
Graham Ross | conductor

Philips Ascendit Deus
Hassler Omnes gentes, plaudite
Finzi God is gone up
Brett Dean Ascension (London premiere)
Martin ‘Credo’ from Mass for double choir
Vaughan Williams O clap your hands
Patrick Gowers Viri Galilaei
Stanford Caelos ascendit hodie
Gibbons O clap your hands together
Nico Muhly Let all the world in every corner sing (London premiere)
Graham Ross Ascendo ad patrem (world premiere)
Giles Swayne God is gone up (London premiere)
Judith Weir Ascending into heaven
G Gabrieli Hodie completi sunt
Tallis Loquebantur variis linguis
Grieg Whitsun Hymn
Grayston Ives Listen sweet dove
Harvey Come, Holy Ghost
Elgar The Spirit of the Lord is upon me
Tallis If ye love me
Byrd Veni, Sancte Spiritus

The Christian season of the Ascension and Pentecost has been a wealth of inspiration to composers for centuries. The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge presents a collection of joyous music from mostly British composers across 500 years, from the lively counterpoint of Tallis and Gibbons to new works by Brett Dean, Nico Muhly, Graham Ross and Giles Swayne.

Friday 20 June 2014, 7pm
Christ Church Spitalfields, Commercial Street, London, E1 6LY