Ex Cathedra

Friday 30 September 19.30 St Asaph Cathedral


Ex Cathedra is a leading British choir and Early Music ensemble with a repertoire that reaches from the 12th to the 21st centuries, via almost all points in between. The programme is ‘Twilight Fantasies’: A thousand years of British music exploring the search for enlightenment.

Mae Ex Cathedra yn un o brif gorau ac ensemble Cerddoriaeth Gynnar Prydain gyda repertore sy’n ymestyn o’r ddeuddegfed i’r unfed ganrif ar hugain. Mae’r rhaglen, ‘Twilight Fantasies”, sy’n pontio mil o flynyddoedd o gerddoriaeth Brydeinig.

Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore


Programme / Rhaglen

Sol justitiae, Alec Roth

O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth, William Byrd

Mass for Four Voices, William Byrd – Kyrie, Gloria

The Lord’s Prayer, John Sheppard

Mass for Four Voices, William Byrd - Credo

Steal away (from five Negro Spirituals), Michael Tippett

Mass for Four Voices, William Byrd - Sanctus

Ave verum, William Byrd

Mass for Four Voices, William Byrd - Agnus Dei

Child of Son (from The Traveller), Alec Roth

Egwyl / Interval

Hymnus Eucharisticus, Benjamin Rogers

Summer is icumen in, 13th century English

Where be ye my love?, William Cornysh

Three Portraits, John Joubert (b.1926)

- To Mistress Isabell Pennell

- To Mistress Margery Wentworth

- To Mistress Margaret Hussey

Why fum’th in fight, Thomas Tallis

Three Shakespeare Songs, Vaughan Williams

- Full fathom five

- The cloud capp’d towers

- Over hill over dale

So deep, James MacMillan

Hymn to St Cecilia, Benjamin Britten

Te lucis ante terminum, Plainchant