Venus Unwrapped: London

29 November 2019 7.30pm Kings Place Tickets: £19.50 - 49.50(Booking Fees Apply)

As part of Kings Place Venus Unwrapped – celebrating female composers in all their diversity – this programme pays homage to Saint Cecilia, the patron saint of music. Two settings of poems to Saint Cecilia form the centrepiece of each half with works to Our Lady threading through the evening’s wealth of contemporary and 20th-century choral music.

Kings Place Artistic Associate


The Sixteen
Harry Christophers conductor


Britten A Hymn to the Virgin
Britten Hymn to Saint Cecilia
Ruth Byrchmore Prayer of St Teresa of Avila
Cecilia McDowall Now may we singen
Margaret Rizza O speculum columbe
Alissa Firsova Stabat mater
Howells Take him, earth, for cherishing
Kim Porter Christmas Eve
Roxanna Panufnik Prayer
Poston Jesus Christ the apple tree
Maxwell Davies Lullaby for Lucy
Ruth Byrchmore A Birthday
Cecilia MacDowell Of A Rose
Margaret Rizza Ave generosa

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