Scattered Rhymes Choral Tour

Dunedin Consort
Date
Venue
St Machar's Cathedral

Nicholas Mulroy: director

The Songs of Songs plunges us into a lush world of ripe fruits, deep waters, scorching heats, and cooling shades. This intense imagery—the Hebrew Bible’s richest and most succulent— drives poetry that is both straightforwardly erotic and tantalisingly allegorical in its exploration of love both human and divine. This heady combination invites a huge range of approaches, from Biana Maria Furgeri’s flowing Ego flos campi for upper voices to Tomás Luis de Victoria’s epic, six-part Vadam et circumibo civitatem. In Scattered Rhymes, Tarik O’Regan sets Petrarch’s own questioning of the boundaries of carnal and spiritual desire, a text further enjoyed by Gavin Bryars’ A la dolce ombra.

Pre-concert talk with Nicholas Mulroy, 6.30pm 

Included with ticket

Programme

  • James MacMillan Behold, you are beautiful, my love
  • Gavin Bryars A la dolce ombra
  • Bianca Maria Furgeri Ego flos campi
  • Stephanie Martin Rise up, My Love
  • Tarik O’Regan Scattered Rhymes
  • Raffaella Aleotti Surge propera
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Duo ubera tua
  • Adrian Willaert Lasso ch’i ardo
  • Jacob Clemens non Papa Ego flos campi
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Surge amica mea
  • Guillaume Bouzignac Vulnerasti cor meum
  • Caroline Shaw New Commission
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria Vadam et circumibo civitatem
Performer
Dunedin Consort -
Tickets
£24.00 Standard ticket
£12.00 Registered Disabled
£5.00 Registered Unemployed / Student / Under 30
Free Under 18
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