Truro Cathedral Choir Spring Concert

'Allegri Miserere – and other iconic works for Lent' - Lent is a sombre period of self-examination and repentance in preparation for the celebration of Jesus triumphing over death at Easter. Over the centuries composers have responded with some of their richest, most powerful music. For the spring concert, Truro Cathedral Choir will present an involved programme of by Sheppard, Tallis, Victoria, Lobo, Purcell and Greene, with Allegri’s sublime Miserere, two movements from the Requiem by Brahms and Parry’s poignant end-of-life anthem Lord, let me know mine end. 


Miserere mei, Deus – Allegri

Hear my prayer – Purcell
In the midst of life – Purcell
Ihr habt nun traurigkeit – Brahms

Salvator mundi, Domine – Sheppard
O saviour of the world – Howells
Salvator mundi – Tallis

Versa est in luctum – Victoria
Versa est in luctum – Lobo

Lord, let me know mine end – Greene
Herr, lehre doch mich – Brahms
Lord, let me know mine end – Parry

Tickets: Full Price: £14.00; Supporter Tickets: £15.50 (£1.50 from each ticket goes directly to support the cathedral choir); U18s free. From: CRBO Box Office - click the 'book now' button or in-person at Truro Tourist Office or by phone 01726 879500.

A taster as Head Boy Choristers Benji and Oliver rehearse the beautiful duet from Maurice Greene’s setting of ‘Lord, let me know mine end’.