Musica Britannica

Concert in the Reformed Church in Hinwil

British sacred music by Benjamin Britten accompanied by early British organ music, as part of the fourth annual fiori musicali concert series in Hinwil

The well-known English composer Benjamin Britten composed a considerable number of sacred works for choir with organ accompaniment or for a capella performance

musicmakers is proud to present a selection of these works interspersed with solo organ works of the earlier English masters Henry Purcell, John Bull und William Byrd: on the organ, Nicola Cittadin


Organ VIII. Fantasia William Byrd (1540 – 1623)
Choir Antiphon Benjamin Britten (1913 − 1976)
Organ Voluntary for Double Organ Henry Purcell (1659 – 1695)
Choir Missa Brevis in D – Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, Agnus Dei Benjamin Britten
Organ Voluntary on The Old Hundredth Henry Purcell
Choir Hymn to Saint Cecilia (a cappella) Benjamin Britten
Organ A Gigge
Dr. John Bull (1562 – 1628)
Choir Rejoice in God, O ye Tongues Benjamin Britten, from “Rejoice in the Lamb”
Choir Jubilate Deo in C Benjamin Britten
Jubilate Deo in C (encore)


This musicmakers production took place on 25th April 2010 at 8 pm in the Reformed Church in Hinwil:

Cosima Seitz was sick and unfortunately could not sing the solos in the concert: Daniela Burkhalter performed the solos in her place

The choral works were also performed as part of the regular morning church service at the Predigerkirche, Zurich on the morning of 25th April 2010 (with the exception of the Hymn to St. Cecilia).