African Sanctus

Exeter Festival Chorus

Thu 01 Jan 1970



£20 adults for both performances, £1 accompanied children & £10 students for the 5pm performance, £10 child/student for the 7.30pm performance.


5pm & 7.30pm

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African Sanctus

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Exeter Festival Chorus

African Sanctus

BackBeat Percussion Quartet
Maureen Brathwaite (soprano)
Conductor: Nigel Perrin

African Sanctus is the best-known work of British composer and ethnomusicologist, David Fanshawe. Described by Anthony Hopkins on BBC Radio 3 as ‘literally unique, both in conception and completion’, this ground-breaking and widely acclaimed choral Mass juxtaposes and interweaves the Latin text of the Mass with the traditional African music heard and recorded by the composer on his epic journey across Africa in the late ‘60s.

Venue: Exeter Phoenix


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