Garbarek & Hilliard 2011 cathedral tour

St Davids CathedralNorwegian saxophonist Jan Garbarek takes his acclaimed collaboration with the Hilliard Ensemble on three rounds of dates in the British Isles this year. The first, in May, includes the première performance in Wales of Officium Novum, at St Davids Cathedral (pictured right).

The full May date sheet is: Norwich Cathedral (21 May), St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury St Edmunds (24), Salisbury Festival (25) and St Davids Cathedral (30). The St Davids date is part of the St Davids Cathedral Festival, which features a wide range of jazz and classical music in evocative surroundings.

Garbarek and the ensemble (pictured below by Paolo Soriani for ECM) return in July for dates at Chichester Cathedral (6 July), Winchester Cathedral (7) and Durham Cathedral (12), and again in October for dates at Canterbury Cathedral (20 October), Clonard Monastery, Belfast (21), St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin (22) and North Cathedral, Cork (23).

Garbarek & Hilliards 

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