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The Garden of Love
Sat 11 Jul 2015 , 7:00 pm| £12
600 years of love songs, from John Dunstable to Charlotte Bray.
A beautiful summer evening of music about love, with settings of the sensuous texts in the Songs of Solomon, from the early Renaissance to the present day – including Come Away, a brand new work by composer Charlotte Bray, first performed by Chester Cathedral choir in May 2015. We mark Sibelius’s 150th anniversary year with his beautiful settings of Finnish love poems Rakastava and English pastoral part songs round off the programme.
Walton: Set me as a seal
Dunstable: Quam pulchra est
Dunstable: Descendi in hortum meum
Charlotte Bray: Come away
Victoria: Quam pulchri sunt
De Rore: Descendi in hortum meum
Vaughan Williams: The willow song
Vaughan Williams: The turtle dove
Armstrong Gibbs: Devotion
Holst: Dream tryst
Murrill: O Mistress mine
Tickets (including wine and refreshments): £12 full, £6 students and under-25s, and children under 13 free.
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