March 2013: Duruflé & Elgar


“We are the music makers and we are the dreamers of dreams …”

The Music Makers

with Rowena Brown (alto), Christopher Droop (baritone), Jonathan Watts (organ)
Conductor: Tina Guthrie

Saturday 23rd March 2013, 7.30pm

St Matthias Church, Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HW

Tickets £10 (accompanied under-16s free) 

These two evocative works are rich with feeling and allusion. The Music Makers is woven with musical references to many of Elgar’s best-loved works – Enigma Variations, The Dream of Gerontius, the two symphonies and Violin Concerto.  Duruflé based his haunting Requiem on themes from the Gregorian mass, floating over rich and fluid harmonies.   

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