New Concert: Ave Maria. 15 November 2015

Gloriana is thrilled to present Ave Maria, a compelling selection of Marian-inspired works to warmly welcome in the Christmas season.

Hildegard von Bingen’s ecstatic, flowing lines forms a prelude to a group of polychoral works in the Venetian tradition, which we present with a band of Melbourne’s premier period brass players.

Also included in the programme are a number of modern classics: Bax’s soaring, virtuosic Mater ora Filium, Villette’s exquisite Hymne à la Vierge and Biebl’s moving and much-loved setting of Ave Maria.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Programme details

  • Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179): O viridissima virga
  • Orlandus Lassus (1532-1594): Missa Osculetur me
  • Andrea Gabrieli (1533-1585): Magnificat à 12
  • Tarik O’Regan (b.1978): Threshold of Night
  • Arnold Bax (1883-1953): Mater ora Filium
  • Herbert Howells (1892-1983): Salve Regina
  • Pierre Villette (1926-1998): Hymne à la Vierge
  • Jan Sandström (b.1954): Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
  • Franz Biebl (1906-2001): Ave Maria

Cornetto: Danny Lucin
Tenor sackbut: Julian Bain
Tenor sackbut: Chris Farrands
Bass sackbut: Glenn Bardwell
Chamber organ: Rhys Arvidson

Ave Maria

2:30pm Sunday November 15
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
cnr Rathdowne & Pelham Streets, Carlton

Tickets $30 pre-purchased and $35 at the door (pre-purchasing is recommended). Student Rush tickets will be available on the day for $15.

Pre-purchasing closes 8.00pm Saturday, 14 November.

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