27 March 2024

GORDON: Crucifixus London premiere - St. Bartholomew the Great


7:30 PM


St. Bartholomew the Great

W Smithfield Barbican
United Kingdom
  • Miserere mei Gregorio Allegri
  • Crucifixus à 8 Antonio Lotti
  • Erbarm dich mein, o Herre Gott, BWV 721 J.S. Bach
  • O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden, J.S. Bach
    from St. Matthew Passion BWV 24
  • Meditation on the Passion choral David Bednall
    (b. 1979)
  • Crucifixus (UK premiere) Geoffrey Gordon
    for Double Choir & ‘cello (b. 1968)


  • Crucifixus à 10 Lotti
    Agnus Dei, from Missa di Gloria Kenneth Leighton
  • Crucifixus pro nobis, Op. 38 Kenneth Leighton
    i. Christ in the Cradle
    ii. Christ in the Garden
    iii. Christ in his Passion
    iv. Hymn
  • Crucifixus à 16 Antonio Caldara
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A selection of choral music for Holy Week featuring Allegri’s famous Miserere together with a number of setting of Crucifixus, from Lotti’s familiar 8-part motet to a 16-part setting by Caldara, a mini-cantata by Kenneth Leighton, and the London premiere of Crucifixus for double choir and ‘cello by Geoffrey Gordon. The Choir of Royal Holloway (dir. Rupert Gough) are joined by ‘cellist Carwyn Jones.

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