On Tour Festival on Tour: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Voices

, Start Time: 14:00, End Time: 15:15 Hoy Kirk Hoy, Hoy KW16 3NJ

Timothy Dean Conductor

Programme to include:
Maxwell Davies Lullaby for Lucy
Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare Songs
Britten Hymn to St Cecilia
Poulenc Salve Regina
Tippett Five Negro Spirituals from A Child of Our Time
Madrigals from England and France
Polyphony from the English Renaissance by Tallis and Sheppard
Popular arrangements including I’ve got rhythm, Joshua fought the battle of Jericho

A mixed programme brings us songs from the British Choral tradition from its earliest examples by Tallis and Sheppard to the more recent music of Britten and Vaughan Williams. Poulenc's Salve Regina written in 1941 adds music from the French tradition to this programme. The RCS Voices complete their programme with a range of Broadway songs and Spirituals.

Tickets at the door £5

Duration 1 hour 15 minutes

 

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Hoy Kirk

Hoy KW16 3NJ

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