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ELY CHORAL SOCIETY - AFRICAN SANCTUS

04 April 2020 7:30pm

African Sanctus is a wonderful setting of the Latin Mass harmonised with traditional African music collected by the legendary composer David Fanshawe on his many journeys up the River Nile. 

He wanted to create a work that would praise God by combining traditional African music with western music of his own composition.

The 'pop' rhythms and electric instruments add an extra layer above the recorded tribal music.

The programme is completed with performances by the percussion quartet and a group of African songs sung by Ely Youth Choir.

Tara Bungard soprano
Charlie Penn piano
Back Beat Percussion
Ely Choral Society
Ely Youth Choir
conducted by Andrew Parnell

Tickets £25, £20, £15, £8, U18s £5 will be available online here February or at the Ely Cathedral Box Office 01353 660349

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