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Into Spring

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19th May 2022
Thu 07:30pm

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Into Spring

Vaughan Williams – Serenade to Music
Cecilia McDowall – O Oriens
Vaughan Williams – Movements from Mass in G
Errollyn Wallen – Pace
Lili Boulanger – Hymne au soleil
Amy Beach – Let this mind be in you
Benjamin Britten – Rejoice in the Lamb

Holy Trinity Sloane Square, London

Conductor - David Hill

Organ - Philip Scriven

Soprano - Alison Ponsford-Hill

Mezzo soprano - Helen Charlston

Tenor - Hugo Hymas

Baritone - Jonathan Brown

Concert Synopsis

Cecilia McDowall MBE, one of four female composers we’re showcasing

Leap into spring with The Bach Choir for this concert of British-inspired choral music past and present.This diverse programme, featuring four female composers, shines a light on some truly fresh and inspirational works by Ivor Novello winner Cecilia McDowall, Errollyn Wallen CBE, Amy Beach and Lili Boulanger. We also showcase two beloved works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, who was a former singer and musical director of The Bach Choir and Benjamin Britten who has conducted The Bach Choir.

In the beautiful and intimate setting of Holy Trinity Church Sloane Square, David Hill MBE conducts soloists Alison Ponsford-Hill, Helen Charlston, Hugo Hymas and Jonathan Brown with Philip Scriven at the organ and The Bach Choir in this perfect concert to awaken your ears with the sounds and songs of spring.

‘The real star of this show was The Bach Choir itself, and the standard of choral singing throughout was impressively high’  Arts Desk

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