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7 June 2019 St Martin's Church, Salisbury


Friday 7 June at 7.30pm


Join astonishing international a cappella favourites Voces8 in a celebration of singing, with music ranging from the renaissance right up to the modern day. The programme includes the world premiere of Vertue, a brand new work by Jonathan Dove commissioned specially for this Festival, setting words by George Herbert, the Rector of Bemerton, described as “a most glorious saint and seer.” The composer will also accompany these eight exceptional singers in his song-cycle The Passing of the Year, which they recorded with him.

Commissioned by Wiltshire Creative and Lichfield Festival for Voces8.

Regina Caeli á 8 – Tomás Luis de Victoria
Drop, Drop, Slow Tears – Orlando Gibbons
O Nata Lux de Lumine – Thomas Tallis
O Clap Your Hands – Orlando Gibbons
The Passing of the Year – Jonathan Dove
Stargazer – Alec Roth
Be Still My Soul (Finlandia) – Jean Sibelius
Vertue – Jonathan Dove (commissioned by Wiltshire Creative & Lichfield Festival)
Danny Boy – Trad. arr. Joshua Pacey
Underneath the Stars – Kate Rusby arr. Jim Clements
Moondance – Van Morrison arr. Alexander L’Estrange

Running Time: Approx 1 hour 50 mins (including interval)

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Tickets £20

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