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The Gesualdo Six


Thomas Tallis (c.1505 – 1585) – Te lucis ante terminum
William Byrd (c.1540 – 1623) – Aspice Domine
Jonathtan Harvey (1939 – 2012) – The Annunciation
Thomas Tallis – If ye love me
Gerda Blok-Wilson (b.1955) – O Little Rose, O Dark Rose
Hildegard von Bingen (1098 – 1179) – O Ecclesia, occuli tui
Arvo Pärt (b.1935)- Morning Star
Owain Park (b.1993) – Phos hilaron
Francis Poulenc (1899 – 1963) – Seigneur, je vous en prie
Cheryl Frances-Hoad (b.1980) – The Promised Light of Life
Luca Marenzio (c.1553 – 1599) – Potrò viver io più se senza luce
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c.1525 – 1594) – Io son ferito, ahi lasso
David Bednall (b.1979) – Put out into the deep
Josef Rheinberger (1839 – 1901) – Abendlied

The Gesualdo Six is a vocal consort comprised of some of the UK’s finest young consort singers, directed by Owain Park. Formed in March 2014 for a performance of Gesualdo’s Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday in the chapel of Trinity College, Cambridge, the group went on to give over sixty performances around the United Kingdom and abroad in its first three years. Over this time, The Gesualdo Six further developed a passion for ensemble singing that for many of them stemmed from formative years as choristers in churches and cathedrals around the country.

Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall, School of Music, University of Leeds

Admission Free

Photography: ©Ash Mills

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