This weekend, Jonathan Harvey’s ‘Plainsongs for Peace and Light’ will be performed at the Festival Musique Besançon in France. Two concerts will feature Jonathan’s piece, one at 5pm on 14th September 2014 in Baume-les-Messieurs – Abbaye, and one at 8pm on Monday 15th September at the Cathédrale Saint-Jean in Besançon.
Ensemble vocal Aedes
Maïlys de Villoutreys, soprano
Alain Buet, bass
Louis-Noël Bestion de Camboulas, organ
Mathieu Romano, conductor
The festival runs from 12th to 21st September and the festival website contains full programme details.
The programme for the 14th and 15th September concerts are as follows:
Benjamin Britten, ‘Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam’
Jonathan Harvey, ‘Plainsongs for Peace and Light’
György Ligeti, ‘Lux Aeterna’
Eric Whitacre, ‘Lux Aurumque’
Gabriel Fauré, Requiem
Tickets are available through the festival website for 14th September and 15th September.