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Thursday, April 17, 2014


 A special presentation for Good Friday: experience the sublime beauty of Haydn's String Quartet, The Seven Last Words of Christ. Haydn conceived the work an orchestral composition, commissioned in 1785 for the Good Friday service at Cádiz Cathedral in Spain. The composer adapted it in 1787 for string quartet consisting of seven adagios or meditations, each lasting approximately 10 minutes.

Performing this on Good Friday morning in the beautiful Church of the Ascension in Hilton are Joanna Frankel and Ralitza Macheva (violins), Marco Mazzi (viola), Cecilia di Cecco (cello) with narrator Gisella Reale.

Lasting approximately 80 mins, The Seven Last Words of Christ takes place today (Good Friday, April 19) at 09h30 at the Church of the Ascencion in Hilton. There is secure parking in Brindy Road. Entry by programme R100. Booking through Music Revival on 033 342 3051 or