March 9, 2018 | 8PM
modern lamentations

Fleisher Art Memorial
719 Catherine Street, Philadelphia, PA

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Variant 6 explores musical responses to catastrophic events, forging together modern and ancient understandings of moments of shock and grief, and the long expanse of sorrow that follows.

Benjamin Britten - Sacred and Profane: Eight Medieval Lyrics

Nicolas Gombert - Super Flumina
Orlando di Lasso- Justorum Anime
Henry Purcell - In The Midst of Life  (Funeral Sentences) 

Thomas Tomkins -  When David Heard ...Then David Mourned

Herbert Howells-  Haec Dies
Edward Elgar - They Are at Rest

John Tavener - Funeral Ikos

Gabriel Jackson - I Am Your Angel
Benjamin C.S. Boyle - Empire of Crystal
Paul Fowler - First Pink