Stabat Mater 2014 at LSO St Luke’s with
Harry Christophers and The Sixteen
Wednesday 4 June 1.00pm
BOOK NOW – FREE CONCERT
Tickets are now available for Harry Christophers and The Sixteen’s concert ‘Stabat Mater 2014: Spirit, Strength and Sorrow’ at LSO St Luke’s on Wednesday 4 June at 1.00pm.
Mentored by James Macmillan and Harry Christophers, three leading composers, Alissa Firsova, Tõnu Kõrvits and Matthew Martin, have been commissioned by the Genesis Foundation to write three new Stabat Maters for The Sixteen which will receive their World Premieres at this free lunchtime concert at LSO St Luke’s.
The new works will be recorded on the CORO label for release next year.
Find out more about the Stabat Mater 2014 project in the video below. In this film the Genesis Foundation caught up with the three composers, conductor of The Sixteen Harry Christophers, Associate conductor of The Sixteen Eamon Dougan, as well as the composer James MacMillan who has taken on a mentoring role with the three composers in this project, at a workshop with Genesis Sixteen.
For more information on Alissa Firsova, Tõnu Kõrvits and Matthew Martin and their Genesis Foundation commissions, please visit the commissions page here.
To view the full concert programme, please visit The Sixteen’s website.
The lunchtime concert at LSO St Luke’s starts at 1pm. Admission is free but advance booking is essential.
Phone the Barbican Box Office on: 020 7638 8891 (10am – 8pm Mon – Sat, 11am – 8pm Sun) or in person at the Barbican Advance Box Office, Silk Street entrance (10am-9pm Mon-Sat, 12-9pm Sun and Bank Holidays)