Golden Light

Past Concert

Event details

  • Wesley Methodist Church, Reading
  • March 14, 2015
  • Saturday, 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

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Golden Light

Wesley Methodist Church, Queen's Rd, Reading, RG1 4BW

Saturday, 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
March 14, 2015

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Golden Light

Wesley Methodist Church, Queen's Rd, Reading, RG1 4BW

Saturday, 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
March 14, 2015

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Our spring concert will possibly be the most beautiful we’ve ever done. We will be singing music composed between 1950 and the present day, from the likes of Lauridsen, Whitacre, Tavener, Chilcott, Ola Gjeilo and Will Todd. The programme will include Chilcott’s Little Jazz Mass, Whitacre’s Lux Aurumque, Geoffrey Burgon’s Ave Verum (based on the theme from Brideshead Revisited), Howard Goodall’s ‘The Lord is my Shepherd’ (the theme from the Vicar of Dibley). Tavener’s Song for Athene, Lauridsen’s Sure on this shining night and much more. Come along and let your senses be overtaken by a wealth of lyrical, ethereal and outright gorgeous music!

Programme (PDF)

  • Laudate – Lystedt
  • Ave Verum – Mawby

  • Lux Aurumque – Whitacre
  • Ave Verum – Burgon
  • Song for Athene – Tavener
  • A Little Jazz Mass – Chilcott
  • The Lord is my Shepherd – Goodall

  • Let the People Praise thee o God – Mithias
  • Northern Lights – Gjeilo
  • Eternal Rest – Whitbourn
  • The Call of Wisdom – Todd

  • This is the Day – Hodson
  • Sure on this Shining Night – Lauridsen
  • Living in a Holy City – Hatfield