A Sea Symphony and more

Sat, 9 June 2018

Hertford Choral Society 

Derek Harrison
Sarah Fox
Robert Gildon
Sue Graham Smith
Marnus Greyling
Accompanying Orchestra 
Chameleon Arts Orchestra
Concert programme
Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
Finzi: Eclogue (piano and strings)
Herbert Sumsion: They that go down to the sea in ships
Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony

One of the first symphonies to use a choir throughout and as an integral part of the musical texture, Vaughan Williams’ A Sea Symphony helped set the stage for a new era of symphonic and choral music in Britain. The text comes from Walt Whitman’s poetry, which uses images of brave sailors exploring the vast oceans as a colourful metaphor for the voyage through life of the human soul. The programme also features HCS accompanist Sue Graham Smith in Finzi’s gorgeous Eclogue for piano and strings and includes Mendlessohn’s  Hebrides Overture plus the colourful and beautiful anthem They that go down to the sea in ships by Herbert Sumsion.

Premium              £25   Centre front with full view
Classic                   £20   Centre middle with full view or slightly restricted view
Standard Plus    £15   Centre towards the back with full view or slightly restricted view
Standard              £10   Centre back with full view or slightly restricted view
No View                £10   Centre or side aisles with no view  (These seats will go on sale when all the full view seats have been sold. This is usually an hour before the concert begins)   
Concessions and Offers:
Students under 25 years are £5
Wheelchair spaces full price with a carer going free. 

Wheelchair spaces and carer discounts can only be booked through the Box Office. Please call 01727 890290 or visit the Cathedral.

Entry by the Chapter House. Doors open 7pm. Performance starts 7.30pm and ends approximately 9.35pm.  There will be a 20 minute interval. Please note there is not any parking at the Cathedral. Please use the town centre car parks. 

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