The Tallis Scholars
12th May 2023
Enjoy Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle performed by the Newbury Spring Festival Chorus.
Rossini’s Petite Messe is one of the most joyful and uplifting sacred works in the entire repertoire composed by the Italian operatic genius after he finished writing for stage, and which he referred as “one of the sins of his old age”.
The spotlight will shine on Newbury Spring Festival Chorus and a cast of international star soloists led by Lucy Crowe with Claire Barnett Jones, Andres Presno and Ashley Riches, all under the direction of Tom Primrose.
Tonight’s performance will be accompanied by the unusual combination of two pianos, as originally scored, plus accordion (in place of harmonium) as approved by Rossini himself.
Information about your visit
Newbury Spring Festival events have gone on sale at full capacity with no social distancing. Should government or industry guidelines change, we will update visitor information and will contact all those who have booked tickets.
Duration: 1 hour 50 mins (approx)
Sponsored by Greenham Trust
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Please note this concert has been moved from 6 May due to the Coronation of King Charles III