Ian Skelly presents the final part of the European Broadcasting Union's annual day of music to mark Holy Week. With concerts from Wexford and Copenhagen.
Ian Skelly presents the European Broadcasting Union's annual day of music to mark Holy Week, with live and pre-recorded concerts from Amsterdam, Brussels, Copenhagen, London, Prague, Rome and Wexford. The day closes with concerts from Ireland and Denmark featuring Haydn's great Passiontide cycle of pieces for string quartet, and Josquin's final mass setting in the context of medieval and modern choral music appropriate to Holy Week.
10.30pm - IRELAND: St Iberius Church, Wexford
Haydn: The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross, Op 51
RTE Contempo Quartet
Picture of Contempo Quartet (c) Francis Marshall Photography
11.30pm - DENMARK: Garrison Church, Copenhagen
Josquin Desprez: Missa Pange Lingua
Anon: Pange Lingua (alternating plainchant and polyphony from the Trent Codices)
Poul Ruders: Preghiera semplice
Wolfgang Rihm: Fragmenta Passionis
Hildegard of Bingen: O aeterne Deus
Ars Nova Copenhagen,
Paul Hillier (conductor).
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