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Ex Cathedra: Byrd to Bacharach – and Bach

Tuesday November 21, 2023 at 19:00
The Bradshaw Hall - Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham
£20, £5 - under 18s and students in full-time education
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  1. Ave verum corpus - William Byrd
  2. Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei Z 135 - Henry Purcell
  3. Hymn to St Cecilia Op 27 - Benjamin Britten
  4. Take him, earth, for cherishing - Herbert Howells
  5. Anyone who had a heart - Burt Bacharach, arranged by Jeffrey Skidmore

Discover the stars of the future as we celebrate the 5th anniversary of our Student Scholars scheme with a journey from the Renaissance to the greatest hits of recent decades, plus iconic works from two of the giants of 20th-century British music. Britten’s immortal tribute to the patron saint of music is heard alongside Howell’s Take him Earth for cherishing - dedicated to John F Kennedy, who was assassinated 60 years ago on St Cecilia’s Day.

Running time: approx. 2 hours, including interval.

The Bradshaw Hall - Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
200 Jennens Road
West Midlands
B4 7XR

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