Without Regrets - Ensemble Gombert

This is a program of choral music by Australian composers, all of whom write originally and individually, but in a traditional vein. The concert takes its name from the major work, a Mass by Sydney composer Brooke Shelley, who modelled her composition on a High Renaissance Mass based on the chanson Mille regretz (“A thousand regrets”). Vaughan McAlley’s De profundis also harks back to the Renaissance in its compositional technique, while Calvin Bowman’s double-choir settings of four of John Donne’s Holy Sonnets is more Romantic in its musical language. Joe Twist’s How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land? takes its name from a verse of Psalm 137, but it is essentially a setting of the poem A Song of Hope by Oodgeroo of the Noonuccal tribe.

Brooke Shelley - Messe sans regretz
Joseph Twist - How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land?
Vaughan McAlley - De profundis
Calvin Bowman - Death be not proud

Please join us for a pre-concert talk at 1pm.

A Minor Tix - Share your musical passion with a young companion. Yarra Ranges Council encourages anyone 26 years and under to enjoy this great concert series with a FREE ticket. The secret is out… spread the word.

Arts Centre, Warburton
Sun 15 Sep - 2pm, pre-concert talk - 1pm

$26 Full
$22 Conc
$20 Group6+
FREE A Minor Tix Under 26yrs old

Sun 15 Sep 2019 - 
Upper Yarra Arts Centre
3409 Warburton Hwy, Warburton

Without Regrets - Ensemble Gombert
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