The Road to Paradise

71091_245191265590714_1764771953_nThe Road To Paradise presents a thrilling selection of English choral masterpieces from the Renaissance to the present day, reflecting the soul’s journey from earthly tribulation to heavenly joys.

Including Tallis’ sublime Lamentations, Tavener’s haunting Funeral Ikos and Tippett’s Five Negro Spirituals, this musical journey will astonish, move and inspire.

  • Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)) Lamentations of Jeremiah I & II
  • William Byrd (c. 1540-1623) Ne irascaris Domine
  • Robert Parsons (c. 1535-c. 1571) Ave Maria
  • Gabriel Jackson (b 1962) Cecilia virgo *
  • Tarik O’Regan (b 1978) Threshold of night
  • Jonathan Dove (b 1959) Into Thy hands *
  • Sir Michael Tippett (1905-1998) Five spirituals from A Child of our Time
  • Sir John Tavener (b 1944) Funeral Ikos
  • Herbert Howells (1892-1983) Take him, Earth, for cherishing

* Australian premiere

Tickets: $30 pre-purchased/$35 paid at the concert.

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