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Chester Music Society presents Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis

March 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

£15 – £20

Chester Music Society Choir presents Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis

Erika Mädi Jones soprano
Jeanette Ager mezzo soprano
Matthew Minter tenor
Alan Fairs bass
Chester Music Society Choir
Liverpool Sinfonia conducted by Graham Jordan Ellis

The dramatic Missa Solemnis is one of the Beethoven’s supreme achievements, thought to be one of the most significant Mass settings. He dedicated the work to his great friend Archduke Rudolph “From the heart – may it return to the heart.”
The two moments which set it apart from the usual Mass are the solo violin throughout the Benedictus, hovering above the orchestra in a way that turns the movement almost into a mini-concerto; and the sounds of war which Beethoven inserts into the prayer for divine peace in the Dona, trumpets and timpani playing for all they are worth.

Tickets £15 and £20 (Full time students, under 18s & carer with registered disabled person free)


March 21
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£15 – £20
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