Timothy Murphy

Bass Baritone

In Honour of Sir John Tavener

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  • Price: From £15
  • Date: Thu, May 01, 2014
  • Time: 19:30 - 21:30
  • Venue: London
  • Location: Temple Church
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A Concert in Honour of Sir John Tavener (1944-2013)
Broadcast on Classic FM

The Temple Church Choir
Britten Sinfonia
Roger Sayer, director
Raphael Wallfisch, cello

The Temple Church and its choir became famous for Sir John’s music through their commission and premières of his masterpiece, the all-night musical vigil, The Veil of the Temple, 2003. ’Mother of God’, sung this evening, is one of The Veil’s loveliest anthems.


Today the Virgin
Nowell! Out of your Sleep
The Protecting Veil
Mother of God, here I stand
The Tyger
The Lamb
Organ Improvisation
Mother and Child
Song for Athene