African Sanctus

Sacred Heart, Wimbledon

Saturday 12 November8:15pm

Fanshawe African Sanctus
McDowall A Time for all Seasons


Wimbledon Youth Choir
Merton Music Foundation Young Voices
Backbeat Percussion
Maureen Braithwaite, soprano
Tommy Emmerton and Geth Griffiths, guitars
Michael Higgins, piano
Neil Ferris, conductor

A thrilling setting of the Latin Mass harmonised with traditional African music collected by the legendary composer David Fanshawe on his many journeys up the River Nile. Written in 1972, it is a mainstay of the choral repertoire: moving, uplifting and electrifying.

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