The Leap of Faith – Friday 2nd April 2021
On the programme this evening, a Good Friday gathering of guests celebrates sacred music inspired by the Passion: Composer Sir James MacMillan, Director of the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Professor Deborah Kelleher and Choral Director, Mark Duley.
Sir James MacMillan – Photo twitter.com
Music choices – Sir James MacMillan, Composer:
St John’s Passion: Part II, movt 7, Jesus and His Mother. Composer: James MacMillan. London Symphony Orchestra.
Seven Last Words From The Cross. Composer: James MacMillan. Polyphony, Britten Sinfonia.
Professor Debora Kelleher – Photo riam.ie
Music choices – Professor Deborah Kelleher, Director of the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin:
Erbarme dich, mein Gott from St Matthew Passion – Bernadette Greevy and the New Irish Chamber Orchestra, conducted by John Beckett. Composer JS Bach.
O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden from St Matthew Passion – Gabrieli Players, conducted by Paul McCreesh. Composer: JS Bach.
Passio, Hillier/Hilliard ensemble. (opening) Composer: Arvo Pärt
Mark Duley – Photo resurgam.ie
Music choices – Mark Duley, Choral Director:
Passion, Ars Nova Copenhagen/Hillier, movts 1&2 (tracks 12&13). Composer: Schutz Johannes
Passion, 1st movt, Collegium Vocale Ghent/Herreweghe. Composer: JS Bach
Matthäus-Passion, movts 49, 50a & 50b (tracks 20-22). Composer: JS Bach
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