John Tavener's Sollemnitas In Conceptione for Soloists, Double SATB Chorus and Orchestra.
This work was commissioned by festival religio musica nova, the Zürcher Kammerorchester and Saint Thomas’ Church, Fifth Avenue, New York. First performance on 8th December 2007 at Großmünster, Zürich, by the Rundfunkchor Berlin and Zürcher Kammerorchester conducted by Simon Halsey. USA premiere on 7th March 2008 at Saint Thomas’ Church, by The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys and The Orchestra of St. Luke’s, conducted by John Scott.
Duration: 100 minutes