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Australian Chamber Orchestra & the Hilliard Ensemble


Australian Chamber Orchestra & the Hilliard Ensemble

  • Date: Saturday, 17 March 2012, 7.00 pm
  • Venue: City Recital Hall Angel Place — 2 Angel Place, Sydney, NSW
  • Series: This event is part of the ACO 2012 National Concert Season series
  • Tickets: Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 8256 2222

Event Details

The Hilliard Ensemble is famous for mesmerising performances and chart-topping recordings of early and contemporary vocal music. Gregorian chant and French medieval hymn hypnotically intertwine with Edwards's orchestral setting of Veni Creator Spiritus (Come Holy Spirit). A cappella prayers from 15th century England and Arvo Pärt join Raskatov's Russian Orthodox chant setting, written for The Hilliard Ensemble and string orchestra.

This concert also celebrates the luscious ACO string sound with two opulent works by Elgar and Arensky after Tchaikovsky.

Featured non-Australian music: Elgar, Sheryngham, Raskatov, Part, Arensky

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 1800 040 444

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