November 2010

Latin Vespers in Merton College chapel

Sospiri are singing Latin Vespers in Merton College chapel at 6.15pm on Wednesday 1 December, 2010. As it is the first week of Advent, the choir will be singing the wonderful plainsong hymn ‘Creator Alme Siderum’, and five psalms, alongside ‘Te Lucis Ante Terminum’ by Thomas Tallis, and a new Magnificat setting by John Duggan.


Review of Requiem

This week’s edition of the Oxford Times carries a review of Sospiri’s new CD Requiem, in which writer Nicola Lisle describes the disc as an ‘eloquent and reflective collection of choral pieces’ and goes on to say: ‘I can still remember being captivated by these pieces when I heard them in performance, and they are [...]