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From Bach to Betjeman

Friday April 27, 2018 at 19:30
St Paul's Church, 'The Actor's Church' Covent Garden, London
£23 (premium), £18 (unreserved), £5 children
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  1. Tu scendi dalle stelle - Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
  2. Intorno all'idol mio, from Orontea - Antonio Cesti
  3. Danza, danza fanciulla gentile - Francesco Durante
  4. Holy, Holy, Holy, from Deutsche Trauermesse D 621 - Franz Schubert
  5. An die Musik D 547 - Franz Schubert
  6. Piangete, ohimè piangete - Giacomo Carissimi
  7. Witches' duet - 'But ere we this perform', from Dido and Aeneas Z 626 - Henry Purcell
  8. I will praise the Lord, from Cantata No 37, 'Wer da gläubet und getauft wird' BWV 37 - Johann Sebastian Bach
  9. Lord, see the good works of my heart, from Cantata No 9, 'Es ist das Heil uns kommen her' BWV 9 - Johann Sebastian Bach
  10. Laughing and shouting for joy, from Cantata 'Denn du wirst meine Seele nicht in der Hölle lassen' BWV 15 - Johann Sebastian Bach
  11. Laudate Dominum, from Vesperae solennes de confessore in C, 'Solemn Vespers' K 339 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  12. La paloma - Sebastian Yradier
  13. Where the gentle Avon flows - Ronald Binge
  14. To a wild rose, from 10 Woodland Sketches - Edward MacDowell
  15. Oh no John - Traditional English
  16. Ave Maria - Camille Saint-Saëns
  17. Go, lovely Rose, from 5 English Love Lyrics Op 24 - Roger Quilter
  18. On Wings of Song (Auf Flügeln des Gesanges) Op 34 No 2 - Felix Mendelssohn
  19. Cantique de Jean Racine Op 11 - Gabriel Fauré
  20. 5 Eyes Op 15 No 2 - Cecil Armstrong Gibbs
  21. The old woman, from 3 Hungarian Folk Songs - Mátyás Seiber

The Sussex Song Makers return to the Brandenburg Choral Festival of London with another innovative programme of music and poetry, and take us on a journey From Bach to Betjeman.

The repertoire this evening is a real mix, and includes Fauré’s sublime Cantique de Jean Racine, Mozart’s sparkling Laudate Dominum, Hungarian and Spanish Songs, and songs, arias and duets by Bach, Binge, Mendelssohn, Quilter and Schubert, to name but a few. In between musical offerings, Nicholas Chisholm will perform some related poems, making this concert a true celebration of words and music, and bound to contain something for everyone. Accompaniment will be provided on the piano by Jennie Beckwith and on the violin by Katie Hoad-Hitchings and Lizzie Howard.

St Paul's Church, 'The Actor's Church' Covent Garden
Bedford Street
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