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Joint Schools Choral Society Concert

Wed, 13 March 2019

St Albans School and St Albans High School for Girls Joint Schools’ Choral Society perform

I Was Glad: A Collection of English Choral Classics 

 

Soprano 
Emily Rowley Jones

Baritone  
David Kimberg

Conductor
Emma Price

 
Programme

Ralph Vaughan William – Dona Nobis Pacem
 
INTERVAL
 
Hubert Parry – I Was Glad

William Walton – Coronation Te Deum
Edward Elgar – “Nimrod”, from Enigma Variations
William Walton – Spitfire Prelude & Fugue
Hubert Parry, arr. Edward Elgar – Jerusalem 
 

The combined choirs, orchestras and choral society of St Albans School and St Albans High School for Girls join forces for their annual concert. The programme will feature choral anthems by Hubert Parry, in commemoration of the centenary of his death, as well as choral and orchestral favourites from his students William Walton and Edward Elgar. The programme will also feature Vaughan Williams’ moving cantata Dona Nobis Pacem which is a plea for peace, setting words from the Mass, the Bible, three  poems by Walt Whitman and part of a political speech by John Bright, against the Crimean War. The work is scored for chorus, large orchestra and soprano and baritone soloists.

 

Tickets                  
£18 - Centre front with full view                                                      
£12 - Centre middle with full view or slight restricted view
£10 - Centre back with full view or restricted view
 
Concessions:         
Children (under 18) -  Price bands reduced to £15, £9 and £7 respectively.
 
Limited Wheelchair spaces with 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 Cedar Tree Door, Sumpter Yard. Doors open 7.00pm. Performance starts 7.30pm. 

Tickets will go on sale Monday 14 January.  

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