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Inspiration = Dover - an evening of art and music

Friday May 20, 2016 at 20:00
Dover Town Hall, Dover
£10, concessions £8
Other Sources: Dover Visitor Information Centre, Market Square, Dover CT16 1PH
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  1. Out of the deep - Thomas Tallis, arranged for strings by Peter Sheppard Skaerved
  2. Lachrymal Variations on a theme by John Dowland - world premiere - David Gorton
  3. Pulp and Rags (for Buckland Paper Mill) - world premiere - Nigel Clarke
  4. Concertino Pastorale (Threnody) for string orchestra - John Ireland
  5. Dogger, Fisher, German Bight, Humber, Thames, Dover, Wight - Nigel Clarke

A spring concert and exhibition to celebrate Dover's heritage at the historic Maison Dieu, which includes two musical portraits of the town of Dover composed by Nigel Clarke: Pulp and Rags based on Dover’s paper industry and Dogger, Fisher, German Bight, Humber, Thames, Dover, Wight inspired by Dover’s maritime history.

Peter Sheppard Skaerved leads the thirteen string musicians of Longbow in a programme that will incude some of his Channel Firing programme, a commission for Dover Museum as part of 'Joined Up', a project bringing together artists and museums.

An exhibition accompanies the concert and can be viewed between 5pm and 8pm and in the concert interval. The works are by all fourteen artists who participated in 'Joined Up' and are inspired by the WW1 collections of ten Dover District Museums.

Participating Artists: Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Aine Belton, Cathy Rogers, Colin Priest, Gabor Stark, Jon Dargan, Louisa Love, Rosie James, Matthias Koch, Nicolle Mollet, Simon Martin, Tania McCormack, Rob McDonald, Marcia Teusink

Dover Town Hall
Biggin Street
CT16 1DL

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