New Concert: Passio by Arvo Pärt. 20 September 2015

Gloriana is thrilled to present a performance of Arvo Pärt’s Passio to celebrate the composer’s 80th birthday.

Composed in 1982, Passio was Pärt’s first large-scale work in his tintinnabuli style. The text, which tells the story of Christ’s Passion, is taken from the Gospel according to John.

Scored for chorus, semi-chorus, soloists, instrumental ensemble and organ, Pärt’s music is of singular power, beauty and originality.

Event details:

Arvo Pärt: Passio Nostri Jesu Christi secundum Joannem per soli, coro misto, strumenti e organo

Sunday, 20 September 2.30 p.m.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pelham St Carlton.

Gloriana Chamber Choir and Chamber Players

Directed by Andrew Raiskums

Jesus: Nicholas Dinopoulos
Pilate: Jacob Lawrence
Violin: Zachary Johnston
Bassoon: Matthew Kneale
Oboe: Ben Opie
Cello: Kim Worley
Organ: Rhys Arvidson

Tickets: $35/$30 at the door,
$15 Student Rush on the day.
Bookings: www.gloriana.com.au or call (03) 8319 0942
Pre-booking closes 8.00pm Saturday 19 September.

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