Summer Music by Candlelight

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Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 8:30pm

Candlelight Shrewsbury 2015 - credit Roger Cable - smaller

Ex Cathedra
Jeffrey Skidmore
 conductor

 

A programme of glorious music for a magical midsummer evening, performed by the soft glow of candlelight as daylight fades. This enchanting sequence of music and readings is inspired by birdsong and by the season – uplifting repertoire to send you away singing of Summertime …

 

beautifully conceived … performed exquisitely’ (Birmingham Post)

 

Programme includes:
Roxanna Panufnik Child of Heaven: Dawn Chorus
13th century English Sumer is icumen in
Thomas Morley Now is the month of Maying
Eriks Esenvalds Stars
Alec Roth Stargazer
Debussy Trois chansons de Charles d’Orléans
Gershwin Summertime
Plainchant Te lucis ante terminum

 

We’re delighted to give this concert as part of Buxton International Festival.

 

Tickets, priced £25, are on general sale from 6 April.

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