Three Choirs - Meditations on the Rig Veda

Date: 2nd August 2019

Time: 22:30 - 23:30

Cathedral Quire The Oriel Singers Ben Sawyer conductor Catherine White harp Subhanu Saxena, Dr Nanda Kumar chanters Holst Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, Group 3 13’ Sally Lamb McCune Common be our Prayer (premiere) 2’ Anna R Matthews Asvins 4’ Coulthard Hymn of Creation 7’ Roxanna Panufnik Child of Heaven 4’ This meditative event weaves together Vedic chant led by members of the Bhavan Centre with choral settings of these Hindu texts. Jean Coulthard, a student of Vaughan Williams, exults the mystery of creation, while delicate music of contemporary composers Anna R Matthews, Roxanna Panufnik and Sally Lamb McCune embraces the listener, mirroring the celestial beauty of Holst’s settings for choir and solo harp. Tickets £15 from www.3choirs.org
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