To mark the tenth anniversary of his death, Cambridge Music Festival and the BBC Singers will present a concert of music by the late John Tavener at the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge on Friday November 10.
Some of his most famous works are programmed alongside music by those who influenced him, his teachers and pupils, and those who knew him from childhood.
Lennox Berkeley Crux fidelis
John Tavener Thrinos
Judith Weir Vertue
John Tavener Svyati
Michael Tippett Spirituals from Child of Our Time
John Rutter Hymn to the Creator of Light
Olivier Messiaen La Nativité du Seigneur 1. La vierge et l’enfant
Judith Weir Ave Regina caelorum
John Tavener Cradle Song
Olivier Messiaen La Nativité du Seigneur 6. Les anges
John Tavener Hymn to the Mother of God from Two Hymns to the Mother of God
Olivier Messiaen La Nativité du Seigneur 9. Dieu parmi nous
John Tavener Song for Athene
Natalie Clein, cello
Paul Greally, organ
Daniel Hyde, conductor
The concert will be recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on Tuesday November 21 at 19:30, presented by Ian Skelly.