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Ex Cathedra - Rachmaninov's Vespers

From Southwell Minster, Tom Redmond presents a performance of Rachmaninov's Vespers, with soloists Carris Jones and Jeremy Budd joining Ex Cathedra directed by Jeffrey Skidmore.

Passionate, serene, and rooted in a deep and heartfelt faith, Rachmaninov loved his Vespers above all his other works. They gave their composer "an hour of the most complete satisfaction", and every performance creates a quite unmistakable atmosphere.

Live from Southwell Minster

Presented by Tom Redmond

Ex Cathedra, directed by Jeffrey Skidmore, perform Rachmaninov's Vespers.

Rachmaninov: Vespers

Carris Jones, mezzo soprano
Jeremy Budd, tenor
Ex Cathedra
Jeffrey Skidmore, conductor

Followed by Harmonice Mundi, by Geoffrey Poole, and Two Movements for String Quartet by Simon Holt, recorded last year and played by students of the Guildhall School.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Melody in E major Op3/3

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    From the Gospel of John

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Etudes Tableaux Op33. Nos 2 in C and 7 in Eb

  • Geoffrey Poole

    Harmonice Mundi

    Performer: Yoanna Prodanova. Performer: Ionel Manciu. Performer: Kaoru Wada. Performer: Amarins Wierdsma. Performer: Christoph Slenczka.
  • Simon Holt

    Two movements for string quartet

    Ensemble: Barbican Quartet.


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