The Sixteen: Harry Christophers (conductor): Poetry in Music

The Sixteen: Harry Christophers (conductor): Poetry in Music

22 April 2017 7:30 pm

Church of St Martin-on-the-Hill, Albion Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 2BT, UK

The Sixteen:  Harry Christophers (conductor):          Poetry in Music

The Sixteen  -  Harry Christophers (conductor):  

Poetry in Music

Harris – Faire is the Heaven
MacMillan – The Gallant Weaver
Rubbra – There is a Spirit
Weelkes – When David Heard
Tippett – Dance, Clarion Air
Britten – The Evening Primrose
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
Finzi – My Spirit Sang all Day
Howells – Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing

One of the world’s great vocal ensembles explores the relationship between words and music with a programme deeply rooted in the great tradition of British choral music. Shortlisted for a Gramophone Award, Poetry in Music  features songs of departure and farewell as The Sixteen invite you to contemplate life and death, love and loss, creation and eternity.

‘Poetry in Music was spine-chillingly radiant from first to last’ – The Times

Tickets:   £30 (nave seating),    £25 (rear seating)    and £20 (side Aisles)


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