"[The performance] was a life enhancing jewel in the sea of mediocrity which surrounds us!"
Christine Stanton (2014)
"Gloria!": Sacred Music by Pergolesi & Vivaldi
SUNDAY 8 MARCH 2015 | 15.00 - 17.00
Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall, School of Music, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT
Leeds Baroque Choir & Orchestra directed by Peter Holman
This concert celebrates the work of arguably two of the most popular composers of the Italian Baroque - Giovanni Battista Pergolesi and Antonio Vivaldi. The programme will include Vivaldi's popular "Gloria", written for the girls of the Pio Ospedale della Pietà, his Concerto for Two Cellos, and a new edition of Pergolesi's Mass in F major by Andrew Woolley.
TICKETS: £18 / £16 advance booking saver (including interval refreshments) - students and young people FREE
Pre-concert talk by Andrew Woolley at 14.00 (free to all ticket holders)
Part of the University of Leeds International Concert Series
Leeds Baroque Choir & Orchestra is a period instrument performance group. We specialise in music of the 17th and 18th centuries and give 3/4 concerts a year. Find out more...
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