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Hymns of Winter: Montreal Bach Festival

For tickets: http://www.festivalbachmontreal.com/evenements/event:42/Hymns-of-winter

Hymns of winter

Orlando Gibbons (1583 – 1625)
Drop, drop slow tears

Thomas Tallis (1505 – 1585)
Miserere Mei Deus

Samuel Barber (1910 – 1981)
Agnus Dei

Benjamin Britten (1913 – 1976)
Hymn to the Virgin

Sir John Tavener (1944 – 2013)
Hymn to the Mother of God

Henry Purcell (1659 – 1695)
Hear my Prayer

Nicolas Gombert (1495 – 1560)
Tulerunt Dominum

Trinity Choir
Daniel Taylor, conductor

Known for his breathtaking passion and dedication to excellence, world-renowned countertenor Daniel Taylor returns with the Hymns of Winter, a profoundly beautiful journey from the Middle-Ages to the present which features stunning choral pieces of winter and seasonal music. This eloquent sequence of choral masterpieces, full of emotion and simplicity, reminds us that the longing for what is absent may be found in the beauty of the present.

Later Event: January 17
Arts and Letters Club Recital