Poetry in Music: Marlborough

12 November 2017 7.30pm Malborough College Chapel £20

Explore the intimate relationship between poetry and music in a programme of a cappella English works from across the centuries. Enjoy powerful settings of works by writers as varied as Edmund Spenser, Christopher Fry and W.H. Auden.

Performers

The Sixteen
Harry Christophers conductor

Programme

Harris Faire is the heaven
James MacMillan The Gallant Weaver
Finzi My spirit sang all day
John Barber The voice of my beloved
Tippett Dance, clarion air
Britten The Evening Primrose
Jonathan Dove Into thy hands
Britten Hymn to Saint Cecilia
Pearsall Lay a Garland
Finzi I praise the tender flower
John Barber Love is as strong as death
Harris Bring us, O Lord God
Britten The Succession of the Four Sweet Months
Howells Take him, earth, for cherishing

 

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