Easter at King's, Easter at King's

BBC Concert Orchestra
  • Tavener
  • The Protecting Veil
  • Lutosławski
  • Lacrimosa
  • Szymanowski
  • Stabat mater, Op 53

Concert Information

“a liberating, totally absorbing creation which sweeps the listener towards a different world”
(Sir Nicholas Kenyon on The Protecting Veil)

A celebration of the life of revered composer John Tavener with one of his most well known works. The Protecting Veil is a sublime meditation inspired by the Orthodox Feasts commemorating the life of the Virgin Mary, ending with her tears. Lutosławski’s searing Lachrimosa precedes Szymanowski’s beautiful Stabat Mater.

18 Apr 2014, 7.30pm

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