English Choral Gems
Saturday 9 October 2021 • 6.00 pm
Join us for an uplifting evening of English choral masterpieces as we celebrate our first concert since the lifting of Covid restrictions.
This inspiring programme features works by late-romantic and mid 20th century English composers including Holst, Britten, Parry, Vaughan Williams and Howells.
Gustav Holst The Evening Watch
Ivor Gurney Chant to Psalm 23
Benjamin Britten Hymn to St Cecilia
Imogen Holst A Hymne to Christ
C. H. H. Parry from ‘Songs of Farewell’
1. My soul, there is a country
2. I know my soul hath power to know all things
3. Never weather-beaten sail
Ralph Vaughan Williams Valiant for Truth
Herbert Howells Take him earth for cherishing
W. H. Harris Bring us, O Lord God