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Details

St Katharine Cree
86 Leadenhall Street
City of London

London
EC3A 3BP
England


Programme

Thomas TomkinsWhen David Heard that Absalom was slain
Ralph Vaughan WilliamsThree Shakespeare songs
Thomas WeelkesWhen David Heard that Absalon was slain
Benjamin BrittenHymn to St Cecilia, Op. 27
Matthew NorrissWhen David Heard
Thea MusgraveIthaca
Thea MusgraveThe Lord's Prayer
Thea MusgraveStarlight
Thea MusgraveOn the Underground, Set 2
Thea MusgraveO caro m'e il sonno
Thea MusgraveLobet den Herrn
Thea MusgraveRorate Coeli

Performers

Linda Hirst – Conductor
Stephen Jackson – Conductor
Richard Gowers – organ

Rubythroat
Trinity Laban Chamber Choir

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Programme Note

We welcome two choirs from Trinity Laban. In the first half, vocal ensemble Rubythroat, directed by Linda Hirst, perform a programme of British choral music, including three contrasting settings of When David Heard, and favourite works for choir by Vaughan Williams and Britten. 

After the interval the Chamber Choir join in the worldwide celebrations of the 90th birthday of remarkable Scottish-American composer Thea Musgrave. Her strong sense of drama and rich musical language have made Musgrave one of the most respected composers working today. Stephen Jackson conducts some of her most notable choral works, including Rorate Coeli, with an organ interlude Lobet den Herrn performed by Richard Gowers.

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