Sicilian Chants

Coro Lirico Siciliano

2/10|Monday|20:00     St. Dominic's Church     Admission with free ticket

The widely acclaimed choir Coro Lirico Siciliano returns to this year’s Macao International Music Festival after its triumphant performance in 2015!

With its beautiful and crystalline voices, the globe-trotting Italian chorus transports the audience into the joyous world of religious music. A specially selected repertoire includes the Macao premiere of Bellini’s Mass No. 2 in G Minor, as well as Tantum Ergo and Panis Angelicus composed by Father Áureo Castro, the notable Portuguese priest-composer in Macao. The concert will also bring you Giordano’s Mensa Regalis to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of this irreplaceable Italian composer.

Conductor: Francesco Costa

A. Castro: Tantum Ergo
A. Castro: Panis Angelicus
U. Giordano: Mensa Regalis
V. Bellini: Mass No. 2 in G Minor

Duration: approximately 50 minutes, no interval