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).
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”