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Festival Singers under Berkahn explore baroque byways, a romantic Stabat Mater and a modern, jazz cantata

By , 06/04/2014
The concert was advertised as performing two works: a Stabat Mater by minor German composer, Josef Rheinberger, contemporary of Brahms and Bruch, and The Third Day by the conductor. The works that accompanied the Stabat Mater in the first half were of a similar kind: organ and vocal pieces by Buxtehude, Bach, Lachner, and religious songs by John Ireland and Berkahn. Lachner’s name probably rings faint bells as Franz was one... read more

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