Tavener in 2009

Tavener in 2009

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John Tavener has written Towards Silence, a major new work for the Rubin Museum of Art in New York. Following the world premiere at the museum in April of this year, the UK premiere takes place on July 4 at Colet House, London. Performances then take place in Westminster Synagogue on July 5, Winchester Cathedral on July 6 and as part of the Petworth Festival in West Sussex on July 9.

To listen to an interview with John Tavener talking about Towards Silence broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Front Row programme, please click here.

The carol sequence Ex Maria Virgine will be performed as part of the Cambridge Summer Music Festival on Sunday August 2. The lead commissioners, the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge will give the performance at the Church of Our Lady and English Martyrs, Cambridge, conducted by Timothy Brown.

Look out for: Tavener will be the Radio 3 Composer of the Week later this summer. Details coming soon…

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