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All Hallows Church
Savernake Road
Gospel Oak



George ButterworthThe Banks of Green Willow
Ronald CorpThe Somme - A Lament
Ralph Vaughan WilliamsSerenade to Music
~ Interval ~
Johannes BrahmsEin Deutsches Requiem, Op.45


Louise Kemény – soprano
James Newby – Baritone
Ronald Corp – Conductor

New London Orchestra
Highgate Choral Society

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Programme Note

The opening concert of the 2016-2017 season has a sombre feel, commemorating the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. Starting with The Banks of Green Willow by George Butterworth, killed in action on 5th August 1916, aged 31, this work is complemented by Ronald Corp's The Somme - A Lament. The mood lifts with the choral arrangement of Serenade to Music by Butterworth's contemporary, Vaughan Williams and the programme concludes with Brahms's glorious German Requiem.

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