The second of our two concerts this evening is a late night favourite - Wimbledon Choral Society present the first six movements of the Rachmaninov Vespers, along with a selection of spine-tingling a cappella works.
- Rachmaninov Vespers 1-6
- Gorecki Totus Tuus
- Pärt Bogoroditse Devo
- Tavener Svyati
- Wood Hail, Gladdening Light
This concert lasts approximately one hour without an interval.
Wimbledon Choral Society
Cello - Léonie Adams
Conductor - Neil Ferris
Tickets £14 (unreserved) Available from the St Martin's box office - call 020 7766 1100 or book online.
NB a reduced price combined ticket for this evening's two concerts is available - please call the St Martin's box office (25% discount).
ABOUT THE PERFORMERS
Wimbledon Choral Society is widely regarded as one of the finest amateur choirs in the south east, performing in major venues in and around London with orchestras including Brandenburg Sinfonia, London Mozart Players and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. WCS has performed on BBC TV’s Songs of Praise, sung from the pitch at Wembley Stadium as part of the Rugby Football League pre-match entertainment and regularly appears at the Royal Albert Hall, including for the Royal British Legion’s annual Festival of Remembrance. The choir celebrated its centenary last season, the highlight of which was performing Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem to a 2000-strong audience in the Royal Festival Hall.