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September 2017

Sydney Philharmonia Choirs | Nordic Songs

23 September 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
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St Mary’s Crypt, Sydney, St Marys Rd
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

As bracing as the arctic air and luminous as the aurora, music from Northern Europe has become central to the 21st Century choral repertoire. Eminences such as Arvo Pärt and Pēteris Vasks have inspired younger generations of composers to create work of intense beauty, both sacred and secular that realise the exquisite possibilities of the contemporary choir. ‘Music and love explains everything‘, says Latvian composer Uģis Prauliņš. In a musical language that is immediate, vivid and personal, Missa Rigensis combines baroque polyphony, minimalism with the energy of rock.…

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