Bryars at the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music

Big Bryars concert coming up next month in London:

May 17 2014 St Pancras Parish Church, Euston Road, London

  •  Psalm 132  (SATB, organ & trumpet) 6’  (London premiere)
  • Lauda 29 “O divina virgo, flore” 3’ Orlanda Bryars, solo + cello, bass and electric guitar
  • A Time & A Place – organ solo c.5’ (London premiere)
  • Lauda 4 “Oi me lasso” Orlanda Bryars, solo + viola, cello, electric guitar, bass c.4’
  • Psalm 126 (SATB; Gavin Bryars double bass) c.7’ (+ GB bass) (World premiere)
  • St Brendan arrives at the Promised Land of the Saints (SATB; Alex Balanescu, violin & organ) c.8’ (London premiere)


  • The Flower of Friendship 10’ viola, cello, electric guitar, bass
  • Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet 30’ choir, organ and ensemble
  •  The Addison Singers, conductor David Wordsworth
  • Orlanda Bryars, soprano; Gavin Bryars Ensemble
  • Violins: Alex Balanescu; Morgan Goff;
  • Violas: Nick Barr; Katie Wilkinson
  • Cellos: Sophie Harris, Audrey Riley, Ziella Bryars, Orlanda Bryars
  • Bass: Gavin Bryars, Yuri Bryars
  • James Woodrow: guitars
  • Woodwind: Roger Heaton
  • Horn/Keyboard: Dave Smith
  • Percussion: Martin Allen

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