Fauré said that he wrote the Requiem "purely for the pleasure of it" and unlike many requiems, the work is imbued with a sense of warmth and optimism.
In this program, the Requiem is heard alongside Fauré's much-loved Cantique de Jean Racine and Brahms' Motet, Schaffe in mir Gott.
‘this extraordinary concert … was breathtakingly moving. There were tears …’ Melbourne Review, 4 July 2018
‘the ensemble delivered elegant lines that spun into eternity, whispered phrases that built to anguished cries and fully realised the power, glory and reverence of the music.’ SoundsLike Sydney, 16 September 2018
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