June 27, 2010

Giotto di Bondone, The Ascension of Elijah, Cappella Scrovegni, Padua. 1304-06

As they continued walking and talking, a chariot of fire and horses of fire separated the two of them, and Elijah ascended in a whirlwind into heaven. [NRSV, 2 Kings 2:11].

Christ Church Cathedral Choir Notes
Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Click to go immediately to:

1) The
Music Programme Homepage

2) The Music Calendar for Choral Eucharist and Evensong

3) The Concert Calendar

Evensong this coming Sunday features six works by Thomas Tomkins. Click to read about Tomkins and listen online to a selection of his music.

Worcester Cathedral

Summer in Montreal is an Organ Festival

Click for free organ recitals in Montreal during the summer months.

Click to go to a performance of the Stabat Mater by Le Corou de Berra (Joël Berthelot, Marie-Pierre Foessel, Primo Francoïa, Françoise Marchetti, Gaël Princiville and Clovis Dehennin), Michel Bianco conducting

Click to go a performance of, Johann Sebastian Bach, Cantata 185 by

Soprano:Magdalena Kožená; Contralto: Nathalie Stutzmann; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Nicolas Testé;

John Eliot Gardiner conducting.

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Tewkesbury Abbey, England.

Performance of Cantata 185 by

Soprano: Marjon Strijk; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Bas Ramselaar;

Holland Boys Choir/Netherlands Bach Collegium;

Pieter Jan Leusink conducting. Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.