Ely Consort: The Gift of Life

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Ely Consort: The Gift of Life

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Date(s) - 18/03/2023
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Ely Cathedral
Chapter House,
The College,
CB7 4DL.

Event Description

Matthew Rudd – Conductor

John Rutter – The Gift of Life
Sir Hubert Parry – My soul, there is a country
Sir James MacMillan 
– Who shall separate us
(as sung at the funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II)

 – Denn alles Fleisch, es ist wie Gras

The highlight of the concert will be a performance of John Rutter’s The Gift of Life, a six-movement choral celebration of the living earth, of creation, and of life itself. With an accompaniment of organ, piano, harp and percussion, the music offers a kaleidoscope of moods from contemplative and prayerful to majestic and inspirational. This is one of John Rutter’s most recent substantial works, and it has been very well received.

We will also sing two of the anthems which were performed at the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, James MacMillan’s Who shall separate us? which was specially written for the service, and Sir Hubert Parry’s much-loved My soul, there is a country. The concert will also include the powerful Denn alles Fleisch, es ist wie Gras from Brahms’s German Requiem.

Tickets: £18. under 18s Free.

If you experience a problem when booking tickets via our website, please email: box.office@elycathedral.org or leave us a voicemail on 01353 660349. Please note it may take up to 2 working days as messages are only checked on a part time basis.

Event Contact Information

Website Address: https://www.elycathedral.org/events/ely-consort-concert
Contact Telephone Number: 01353 660349

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