Rachmaninov Vespers

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The sublime surroundings of Eton College’s fifteenth century Chapel is the perfect venue for Rachmaninov’s Vespers, or All-Night Vigilto give it its official title. Under the musical direction of Oliver Gooch, Cantorum Choir present a quiet, reflective and deeply moving set of vespers by a composer who had a deep and very personal religious faith.

Separated into two parts, both the evening Vespers and the morning Matins, are full of exquisitely rich harmonies; the enormous range of colours and the virtuoso character of the choral writing are all employed in the service of genuine liturgical expression.

Performed, without interval, alongside J S Bach’s stunning Partita No. 2 for solo violin, this promises to be not only an extraordinary concert, but a spiritually uplifting occasion to mark the season of Lent.

Cantorum Choir
Oliver Gooch – Conductor
Tamsin Waley-Cohen – Violin

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Ticket Price: £20, £15 students, Free for under 10s

Box Office: 01628 525371 or Cantorum Choir