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From Purcell To Pop

March 12, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A celebration of British music by Vaughan Williams, Gilbert & Sullivan, Villers Stanford, the Beatles and others.

Full Programme:

  • In Windsor Forest (1931) a cantata by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Karen Wilson-deRoze, soprano
  • Whither Must I Wander from Songs of Travel (1902) Chris Hill, baritone
  • Evening Hymn (1688) Chris Hill baritone
  • Excerpts from Gilbert and Sullivan Operettas
    • “A British Tar” from HMS Pinafore (1878)
    • “On a tree by a river” (“Willow, tit-willow” from The Mikado (1885)
    • “When a felon’s not engaged in his employment” from The Pirates of Penzance (1879)
  • O had I Jubal’s lyre (1747) from Joshua by George F Handel, Karen Wilson-deRoze, soprano
  • Phaudrig Crohoore. An Irish Ballad (1896) Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) Chris Hill, soloist, Richard Stannard, narrator
  • Waltz of my heart from The Dancing Years (1939) by Ivor Novello, Karen Wilson-deRoze, Soprano
  • Sea Fever (1913) by John Ireland, Chris Hill, baritone
  • The Lost Chord (1877) by Arthur Sullivan, soloist Chris Hill, baritone
  • A Beatles Medley (1960s) Words and music by John Lennon (1940-1980) and Paul McCartney (1942-): A Hard Day’s Night; The Long and Winding Road; When I’m Sixty-Four; Yesterday; All You Need is Love

The Beaufort Wind Quintet:

  • Gustav Holst (1874-1934): Quintet in A flat, Op. 14, first movement
  • Eric Hughes (1924-2000: Three Impressions
  • Dashing away with the smoothing iron and Dance to your daddy, Ian Harrold (b. 1942)
  • Tahiti Trot (Tea for Two), Dmitri Shostakovich 1906-1975)
  • Charleston from Dance Suite, Norman Hallam (b.1920)


March 12, 2016
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Lorna Osborne
01455 282312


St Mary’s Church, Lutterworth
Church Gate
Lutterworth, Leicestershire LE17 4AN United Kingdom
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01455 558797

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