The Choir included music by William Byrd and Henry Purcell alongside music especially written for them by Judith Weir. This concert marked the 150th anniversary of the birth of Ralph Vaughan Williams with the inclusion of movements from the Mass in G minor; works by David Lang and Nico Muhly completed the programme.
This event was live-streamed.
The Choir of Merton College, University of Oxford
Benjamin Nicholas conductor
Vaughan Williams Mass in G minor:
- Sanctus & Benedictus
- Agnus Dei
Lionel Rogg Organ solo: Air from Homage to Takemitsu
Judith Weir Ave Regina Caelorum
Byrd O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth
Purcell Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei
David Lang again
Duruflé Organ Solo: Fugue sur le thème du Carillon des Heures de la Cathedrale de Soissons
Nico Muhly Senex pueram portabat
Harris Bring us, O Lord
Parry I was glad
Part of the Choir of Merton College's September 2022 US tour.