Poetry in Music: Scarborough

22 April 2017 7.30pm St Martin on the Hill Tickets: £20 - £30(Booking Fees Apply)

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
Rubbra There is a spirit
Weelkes When David heard
Tippett Dance, clarion air
Britten The Evening Primrose
Jonathan Dove Into thy hands
Britten Hymn to Saint Cecilia
Pearsall Lay a Garland
Rubbra Eternitie
East When David heard
Harris Bring us, O Lord God
Britten The Succession of the Four Sweet Months
Finzi My spirit sang all day
Howells Take him, earth, for cherishing

Part of the Ryedale Festival

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