MUSICAL ALASKA #19
MARKING TIME: SYDNEY ANTIPHONY
5PM SUNDAY 20 JULY
“…All you who walk by on the road, attend and see if there be any sorrow like my sorrow…”
Following on from last year’s ‘time without light’, an exploration of Carlo Gesualdo’s tortured Tenebrae Responsories for Holy Saturday, Alaska regular Lachlan Hughes curates another programme of renaissance vocal music for the carpark’s cathedral acoustic.
In the midst of winter, Robert White’s 16th century setting of the lamentation te
offers a timeless window into human sorrow and longing. Interspersed with mot by Mendelssohn and a solastalgic lament by Australian composer Chris William ‘Marking Time’ promises to be a unique performance.
About the performers: The newly-formed Sydney Antiphony brings together eight of Sydney’s finest ensemble singers from diverse backgrounds. Working without a conductor, the singers collaborate as chamber musicians in forging a fresh and unique approac diverse styles of music, ranging from the early renaissance to the present day.
Listen to the ALASKA Orchestra here.
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