An evening with Haydn and Mozart


The Feast of St Nicholas falls on 6th December and Joseph Haydn’s St Nicholas Mass is thought to have had its first performance at around this date in 1772, in honour of the composer’s patron, Prince Nicholas Esterhazy, at Eisenstadt Castle in Hungary. Just a few weeks before the saint’s feast day this year, on Saturday 16th November, the mass will be performed in the Priory in Leominster, as part of Leominster Choral Society’s autumn concert, along with Haydn’s Te Deum and the Missa Brevis in D major by his friend Mozart. Two much-loved short pieces by Mozart will also feature in the concert, Laudate Dominum, from Vesperae solenne de confessore, and the motet Ave verum corpus.

 

Elizabeth Adams (soprano), Olivia Gomez (alto), Ashley Turnell (tenor) and Jonathan Brown (bass) will be the soloists; the choir will be accompanied by Hilary Norris on Chamber Organ and the Corelli Orchestra; and the conductor will be James Atherton.

Event date: 
Saturday, 16 November 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Ticket Prices: 
Tickets (£12 in advance) available from Fletchers Newsagents, Broad Street, Leominster, Leominster Tourist Information Centre, Corn Square, Leominster, and online via www.ticketsource.co.uk/leominster-choral-society , or from Choir Members. Tickets on the door £15, accompanied under-16s free
Location: 
The Priory
Church Street Leominster
HR6 8NH Herefordshire
United Kingdom