The New Elizabethans

Saturday 20 June 2015 at 7:30pm
Sherborne Abbey

with Sherborne Young Singers, conductor Rosie Monaghan

Organ Simon Clarkson

Great British choral music for a summer’s evening

Bob ChilcottWe finish our season with a concert celebrating the best of British choral music, including music from today’s top choral composers such as James MacMillan and Jonathan Dove, and some of the well-loved composers who preceded them, including Ralph Vaughan Williams and Herbert Howells.

We’re delighted to have Sherborne Young Singers with us again. This time they join us for a performance of Canticles of Light by one of today’s most popular composers, Bob Chilcott, specially written for combined adult and youth choirs, and will also be singing on their own.

The programme includes:
Jonathan Dove Missa Brevis
Bob Chilcott Canticles of Light
Vaughan Williams Shakespeare Songs
Howells Take him, earth, for cherishing
James MacMillan Virgin of Guadalupe (from Cantos Sagrados)

New Elizabethans June 2015 Slider

On sale from 5 May 2015 Priced £5 to £16 Under 18s free of charge