A Tapestry of English Choral Music

A Tapestry of English Choral Music

A Tapestry of English Choral Music

Saturday 23 May 2015

  • 7:00pm
  • Gloucester Cathedral
  • Gloucester Choral Society
    Adrian Partington – conductor

Tickets: £27.50, £22.50, £15, £10

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We offer you a magnificent melange that will usher in the summer. Our tapestry is a magical weave of composers who have been part of the fabric of Gloucester Cathedral, followed by some of the greatest composers of 20th century English Sacred Choral music.

First Half: Music by musicians who have served Gloucester Cathedral

I was glad – C.H.H.Parry

Like as the hart – Herbert Howells

Organ Piece – Herbert Howells

When waters kiss – David Briggs

A prayer – John Sanders

Everyone suddenly burst out singing – David Bednall

Five Mystical Songs – Antiphon – R Vaughan Williams

Second Half: Twentieth Century English Sacred Music

God is gone up – Gerald Finzi

A song for Athene – John Tavener

Organ Piece – to be confirmed

A hymn to the Virgin – Benjamin Britten

The Spirituals from “A Child of our Time” – Michael Tippett

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