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Melbourne Bach Choir

conducted by Rick Prakhoff


Belinda Paterson mezzo-soprano

Jeremy Kleeman bass-baritone

Calvin Bowman organ

Molly Kadarauch cello

  • Duruflé   Requiem
  • J.S.Bach   O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht
  • Fauré   Cantique de Jean Racine
  • Choral works by Bruckner and Calvin Bowman


Friday 8 September 2017 at 8 pm 


St Paul's Cathedral
Corner Flinders and Swanston Streets
Arthur Boyd: Nebuchadnezzar on fire falling over a waterfall (1966-1968)
Art Gallery of New South Wales 
© Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust 
Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem, based on traditional Gregorian chant, was written in homage to Gabriel Fauré’s exquisite setting of the Mass for the Dead. Our performance of Duruflé’s 1948 version for choir, soloists, cello and organ is complemented by miniature masterpieces by other composers including Fauré’, Bruckner, J.S.Bach (his so-called seventh motet), and Australian composer Calvin Bowman, who is performing with the choir both in Melbourne and on our forthcoming European tour (Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic).                                                                                                                    
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