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Newcastle upon Tyne Bach Choir & The Concert Trombone Quartette


‘Half simpleton, half God’   


Music for voices and trombones


Saturday 8 June 2019, 7.30pm


All Saints’ Church, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne

 

Music for voices and trombones including


Bruckner: Requiem in D minor, Ecce sacerdos, Afferentur regi & Christus factus est

and music by M Haydn, Beethoven, Aumann & Lambel


Newcastle upon Tyne Bach Choir & The Concert Trombone Quartette

with the Newcastle Classical Players on period instruments

Michael Haynes (organ)

Eric Cross (conductor)





‘Half simpleton, half God’ was a description of Anton Bruckner often attributed to Mahler. This programme focuses

on Bruckner's music for Posaunen (trombones) and voices and its origins and influences.  Built around his Requiem

in D minor, WAB 39, the composer’s first large-scale work and one that he regarded highly in later life, the

Programme includes some familiar motets such as the fine Ecce sacerdos along with earlier music linked to this

style of writing for voices and instruments by Michael Haydn, Beethoven, Aumann and Lambel.  The Bach Choir is

joined by the period instruments  of the Concert Trombone Quartette and a string quintet from the

Newcastle Classical Players with organist Michael Haynes.

Summer Concert

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Sunday 24 November 2019 at 3.00pm

Sage One, Sage Gateshead


Elgar: The Kingdom

 

Newcastle Bach Choir

The Waynflete Singers

Newcastle University Symphony Orchestra


Soloists include:

Ed Lyon (tenor)

Ben McAteer (baritone)


Eric Cross (conductor)


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