Eucharist for All Souls’ Day: Fauré‘s Requiem
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Tuesday, 2nd November: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
During the Intercessions at this Eucharist we shall be reading out the names of those known to us who have died. Should you wish a dearly departed loved one to be named at this service you can request this either by writing their name on the physical list that is presently in the Cathedral, or alternatively, you can use this link:
You are, of course, warmly invited to join us in the Cathedral on Tuesday, November 2nd at 7pm as we reflect on both our personal experiences of bereavement, and also the sadness and grief the pandemic has brought to all our lives. However, just as vitally, we shall do this in the context of our faith and hope in the death and resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
About the Requiem
The Requiem in D Minor by Gabriel Fauré is one of the great masterpieces of the romantic choral repertoire. It was written between 1887 and 1890, and is normally performed by choir, orchestra and organ. Here, the Cathedral Consort performs it in a stripped-back arrangement by David Hill, for organ, violin, cello and harp. This skilful arrangement highlights the intimacy of Fauré’s writing – this is chamber music at its very best. We are delighted to be working with the violinist, James Woodrow, cellist Waynne Kwon, and harpist, Eira Lynn Jones.
Posted by: Philip Lickley
Event category: Music