Belief and Beyond Belief – Death
From Mozart's Requiem to Penderecki's St Luke Passion
How do we cope with death? It's a tough question that has garnered answers from philosophers, artists, religion and composers alike. Explore a wide variety of responses from composers ranging from Mozart to Strauss, Berg to Penderecki.
Memory of an Angel
Wednesday 22 February
Berg's Violin Concerto plus Shostakovich's final symphony.
St Luke Passion
Saturday 4 March
Penderecki's shatteringly powerful choral masterpiece.
Power and provocation
Wednesday 15 March
Gavin Bryar's Jesus' blood never failed me yet is one of the most moving pieces you could hear.
Wednesday 22 March
Hear Bruckner's final, unfinished symphony: his confession of faith.
Death and transfiguration
Saturday 25 March
Mozart's iconic Requiem performed by a cast of world-class singers.