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Music for Good Friday 2020 – Penthos Requiem

Music for Good Friday 2020

Our presentation of Music for Good Friday 2020 offers a second opportunity to hear Matthew Oglesby’s superb new Requiem Penthos.

Composed to a text by fellow St Peter’s Singer Hannah Stone, this assured and diverse work received its first performance to great acclaim in October 2018. Find out more!

The programme also includes Allegri’s famous Miserere and music by Bruckner and Mauersberger.

Good Friday 10 April 2020 7.00 pm at Leeds Minster.

Music for Good Friday – Penthos


Christus factus est pro nobis

Anton Bruckner


Gregorio Allegri

Wie liegt die Stadt so wust

Rudolf Mauersberger


Matthew Oglesby
Lucy Appleyard mezzo
Quentin Brown bass

St Peter’s Singers

National Festival Orchestra

Alasdair Jamieson


St Peter’s Singers’ presentation of Music for Good Friday is an annual event, given by kind permission of Leeds Minster. It provides an opportunity to hear one of the great works of the sacred oratorio repertoire in a context than a concert hall performance on a Saturday evening cannot provide, and at a price that more people can afford.

Past works receiving performance include:

  • Bach’s St John Passion
  • Bach’s B Minor Mass
  • Handel’s Messiah
  • Brahms’ German Requiem
  • Dvorak’s Stabat Mater
  • Haydn’s Stabat Mater

For more insights and opinion, read our blog!

Public parking is available on the street and in the car park opposite the Palace Hotel at the eastern end of Leeds Minster. This may be free of charge on Good Friday, but you are advised to check this with the City authorities. There is also a large NCP car park next to Leeds Markets on the other side of the railway.