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Summer Music in City Churches - St. Giles Cripplegate: Voice & Verse

June 19, 2019

Enjoy a two-course supper at Bleeding Heart Bistro and a ticket to the concert for only £29.50

Supper is served from 5pm. Concert starts 7:30pm

* Opening Concert *

 

Voice & Verse

 

Gorgeous choral settings of poetry, to include: Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare Songs; Five Mystical Songs (excerpts) Britten Rejoice in the Lamb Parry Blest Pair of Sirens and works by Finzi, Stanford, Pearsall, Elgar and Harris

 

City of London Choir

Thomas Humphreys, baritone

Richard Gowers, organ

Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor

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St Giles-without-Cripplegate at the Barbican is one stop from Farringdon tube, or a 20-minute stroll.

Summer Music in City Churches - St. Mary le Bow: Mad Dogs & Englishmen

June 21, 2019

Enjoy a two-course supper at Bleeding Heart Bistro and a ticket to the concert for only £29.50

Supper is served from 5pm. Concert starts 7:30pm

From green, rolling hills to thrilling, historic London; from seaside to stage... a celebration in song of the peculiarly English way of life and love.

 

With music by composers including Henry Purcell, Noel Coward, Lennon and McCartney, Benjamin Britten, William Walton and Sting; words by T. S. Eliot, John Masefield, W.H. Auden, John Dryden, Don Black, William Shakespeare and more.

 

Mary Carewe and Michael Dore, vocalists Philip Mayers, piano

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St. Mary Le Bow, Cheapside, one stop from Chancery Lane tube, or hop on a 25 or 8 bus at Holborn Circus.

Summer Music in City Churches - St. Giles Cripplegate: Beethoven: Piano Concertos

June 24, 2019

Enjoy a two-course supper at Bleeding Heart Bistro and a ticket to the concert for only £29.50

Supper is served from 5pm. Concert starts 7:30pm

* Evening Concert with Pre-Concert Talk *

 

Beethoven: Piano Concertos Beethoven's majestic Piano Concertos no. 1 and 5 (‘Emperor’) arranged for piano and string quintet Elizabeth Sombart, piano Principals of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

 

*** PRE-CONCERT TALK AT 6.45PM BY JOHN SUCHET AUTHOR OF BEETHOVEN: THE MAN REVEALED

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St Giles-without-Cripplegate at the Barbican is one stop from Farringdon tube, or a 20-minute stroll.

Summer Music in City Churches - St. Giles Cripplegate: Elégie – Rachmaninoff, A Heart in Exile

June 25, 2019

Enjoy a two-course supper at Bleeding Heart Bistro and a ticket to the concert for only £29.50

Supper is served from 5pm. Concert starts 7:30pm

Lucy Parham’s highly acclaimed ‘Composer Portrait’, chronicling the life of Sergei Rachmaninoff through readings from letters and diaries as well as many of his best-loved works for solo piano.

 

Lucy Parham, piano Tim McInnerny, narrator

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St Giles-without-Cripplegate at the Barbican is one stop from Farringdon tube, or a 20-minute stroll.

Summer Music in City Churches - St. Giles Cripplegate: A Midsummer Night’s Serenade

June 27, 2019

Enjoy a two-course supper at Bleeding Heart Bistro and a ticket to the concert for only £29.50

Supper is served from 5pm. Concert starts 7:30pm

FESTIVAL FINALE

A joyful celebration of the Bard. Irresistible music for orchestra, choir and soloists, illuminated with dramatic renditions from the plays. Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night’s Dream Walton Henry V Suite Finzi Love’s Labours Lost Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music.

 

Tama Matheson, narrator Rebecca Bottone, soprano Maya Wheeler-Colwell, mezzo soprano City of London Choir London Mozart Players Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor

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St Giles-without-Cripplegate at the Barbican is one stop from Farringdon tube, or a 20-minute stroll.

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