Matthew Coleridge Requiem Ι Concert at Exeter Cathedral
Saturday, 25th September at 19:30
Composer Matthew Coleridge brings his beautiful choral work Requiem to Exeter Cathedral, for a special come-and-sing performance. Choral singers from all around Devon, Dorset, Somerset and beyond will spend the day working with the popular young composer, before giving an evening performance of his powerful and deeply moving music in Exeter Cathedral.
About Matthew Coleridge
Matthew is a charismatic and engaging workshop leader, whose music has been known to reduce choirs to tears!
Requiem was last performed in Devon in 2019, with a vast choir and capacity audience in
“For many choral singers, this will be the first chance to perform in well over a year”, said the composer. “Filling this wondrous space with the sound of over 100 voices will be utterly thrilling after such a long period of silence”.
The concert will begin with Hubert Parry’s anthem I Was Glad, followed by cello soloist Sarah Gait performing JS Bach’s Cello Suite no. 2 in D minor.
The singers will be joined by some familiar faces from the cathedral, with Timothy Noon accompanying at the organ and his daughter Molly Noon – a soprano with vocal ensemble VOCES8 – singing the stunning Pie Jesu solo.
Doors open at 18:45
- General Admission – £10