We are excited to announce our first concert for 2017 on Sunday, 9 April at 2.30pm at Sacred Heart Church in Carlton.
The centrepiece of our first concert for 2017 is David Lang’s The Little Match Girl Passion, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2008.
A breathtakingly spare and deeply moving work, Lang draws his inspiration from well-known fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. Developing the religious overtones of the original story, Lang casts the young match girl’s tragic journey as a modern Passion Play. The resulting work is both minimalist and profound—an oratorio for today.
Our concert also features James Macmillan’s sublime Miserere, excerpts from the Tenebrae Responsories of Victoria and Gesualdo, as well as music by Liszt and Sir John Tavener.
Tickets to The Little Match Girl Passion are available now. We look forward to seeing you there.
Gloriana Chamber Choir presents The Little Match Girl Passion
Tickets: $35. Buy tickets now.
(03) 8319 0942 $15. Student Rush tickets available at the door
Time and Venue
Sunday, 9 April 2017 at 2.30pm
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, cnr of Rathdowne and Pelham Sts, Carlton
Image: Cecile Walton (1891 – 1956), The Little Match Girl