Concert starts at 1.10pm
Series: City University London Concert Series
This concert will feature medieval plainchant and polyphonic works in English, German, Greek, Latin and Church Slavonic by composers including Adamis, Bortnyansky, Clemens non Papa, Kastalsky, Michaelides, Moody and Willaert.
Civitas (Latin for 'city' or 'state') is a mixed vocal ensemble of City University London students chosen by audition. Its mission is to serve both the university community and the general public with a culturally diverse and challenging range of early and contemporary choral and vocal chamber music.
Director Alexander Lingas is a Senior Lecturer in Centre for Music Studies of the Department of Creative Practice and Enterprise at City University London. A former conductor of the university's Chamber Choir, he is the founding director of the American-based vocal ensemble Cappella Romana. With Cappella Romana he has recorded over a dozen compact discs, been featured in numerous radio broadcasts, and appeared in concert in at prestigious venues in five countries.