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Durufle: Requiem

Durufle: Requiem

2:30pm 13th October 2019 - 4:30pm 13th October 2019

Event Details

Venue Name: Trinity Uniting Church
Venue Address: 72 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000
Event Type: Concert
Cost: $15-$65
Choir(s): Perth Symphonic Chorus

Booking Details

Booking Phone Number: Helen 08 9246 2423

Elegant Theft: Duruflé’s Requiem

Duruflé’s Requiem, unbeknown to many audience members, is not all his own work.  His silent collaborators were the monks of the medieval church whose Gregorian chants he ‘stole’ to create a unique, spellbinding masterpiece. His contribution was to bathe these glorious melodies in the luxuriant harmonies of the Impressionists to produce a meditative and personal experience for the listener.

Smaller but no less beautiful offerings include his unaccompanied Gregorian Motets sung by Perth Chamber Choir, plus anthems for choir, organ and harp by Fauré, including the divine Cantique de Jean Racine.

For more information call Helen 08 9246 2423 or Liz 08 9245 2975


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