Concert Series Commemorating Shakespeare


In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the death of The Bard, a recital series is taking place at St Mary’s, commencing on Sunday 9 October. Entitled ‘Serenade to Shakespeare’, the series will include solo, choral and instrumental pieces setting or inspired by the works of the world’s greatest poet.  Proceeds from the five-week series will benefit Emmanuel House.

All are welcome after Sunday evensong at St Mary’s, with each short concert starting at 19h45.

Entry is free (the audience is invited to make a donation following each concert – proceeds to Emmanuel House).

The concerts

Sunday 9 October

PLEASE NOTE – DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS CONCERT IS CANCELLED.

 

Sunday 16 October

Leah Jones (Mezzo-Soprano) & Jonathan Stork (Tenor)

Songs by Dring, Gurney & Quilter

 

Sunday 23 October

Ensemble Vox, directed by Keith Halliday: choral settings of works by Shakespeare, including Martin, Tavener, Chilcott, Park and Rutter

 

Sunday 30 October

To be confirmed

 

Sunday 6 November

Ossian Huskinson (Bass Baritone)

including Finzi’s “Let Us Garlands Bring”

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