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The Sixteen – Choral Pilgrimage


Friday 20th September 2019, 7.30pm - 9.30pm

One of Britain’s most beloved choirs, The Sixteen return once again to Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral for their Choral Pilgrimage.

Their 2019 Pilgrimage brings together music past and present, highlighting The Sixteen’s choral journey over the last 40 years. Their close relationship with Sir James MacMillan continues with a new commission O virgo prudentissima, contrasted with music by Fayrfax performed on their very first recording, alongside music by Wylkynson and Sheppard. These fine examples of English polyphony are juxtaposed with stunning music by Tavener and Eric Whitacre in their 40th anniversary year.

The Sixteen
Harry Christophers 

Plainsong Salve Regina
Tavener Hymn to the Mother of God
Sheppard ‘Gloria’ from Cantate Mass
Eric Whitacre Sainte-Chapelle
Wylkynson Salve Regina a9
Fayrfax Aeternae laudis lilium
Gabriel Jackson Ave Maria
Tavener Hymn for the Dormition of the Mother of God
James MacMillan O virgo prudentissima (new commission)
Sheppard‘ Agnus Dei’ from Cantate Mass

Tickets priced at £16 can be purchased from the box office on 0333 010 2850, or by clicking here.