SATURDAY 30 MARCH 2019
St Mary’s Church, Chart Lane, Reigate
In support of Marie Curie
Ireland Downland Suite
Gjeilo The Ground (from Sunrise Mass)
Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs
Full of drama and energy amidst inspirational surroundings, Ireland’s pictorial depiction, enshrining the composer's love for the Downs, is followed by Gjeilo’s The Ground based on a chorale from the last movement of his popular Sunrise Mass conveying images of peace and strength. Vaughan Williams’ ever popular and much-loved Five Mystical Songs concludes the first half. Duruflé’s powerful Requiem brings this stunning programme to fitting climax.