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How Lonely Sits the City

November 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

- £5 – £22

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Nicholas Mulroy director

In times of isolation we find ourselves longing for community — for acts of kindness, understanding, and generosity of spirit. Few texts seem more fitting just now than the opening of the Lamentations of Jeremiah: ‘How lonely sits the city that was full of people! How like a widow has she become, she who was great among the nations!  

As we come to terms with a prolonged period of social isolation, we reflect upon these themes in music from the Renaissance to the present day. From Orlande de Lassus’s exquisite five-part Lamentations and William Byrd’s haunting Ne irascaris Domine and Civitas sancti tuito the contemporary voices of James MacMillan and Cecilia McDowall. A new work from Ninfea Crutwell-Reade, specially commissioned for our a cappella consort during the period of lockdowncompletes the programme. 

Programme

Orlande de Lassus 

Hieremiae prophetae lamentationes (quinque vocum) 

William Byrd 

Ne irascaris Domine / Civitas sancti tui 

James MacMillan 

Miserere 

Ninfea Cruttwell-Reade 

New commission  

Cecilia McDowall 

I know that my redeemer liveth 

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November 5
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7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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King’s College Chapel
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Dunedin Consort
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0131 516 3718

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01224 641122

Details

Date:
November 5
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
£5 – £22
Event Category:
Event Tags:
,
Website:
BOOK ONLINE »

Venue

King’s College Chapel
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Organiser

Dunedin Consort
Phone:
0131 516 3718

Other

Booking Telephone
01224 641122