Concert – Psalmfest, De Profundis

Psalmfest – Saturday, 10th March, 2018 in Great Malvern Priory at 7.30pm

A concert including John Rutter’s Psalmfest and the world premiere of A Festival Anthem – De Profundis, by our Musical Director Piers Maxim in Great Malvern Priory.

Tickets are available on-line by clicking here, by contacting the administrator on 01684 594570, Great Malvern Priory Bookshop and on the door.  Tickets are £12 or £5 for bona fide students.

An evening of music by British composers, starting with short pieces by Elgar, S Wesley, Howells, Vaughan Williams and Berkeley. Next comes the World Premiere of De Profundis, a work by Piers Maxim, our Director of Music.  Completing the night’s music is – Psalmfest – a collection of 7 of John Rutter’s psalm anthems as rich and varied as the original texts.

This concert gives a taste of British choral music composed over more than 100 years.

 

Conductor – Piers Maxim – Director of Music, The Elgar Chorale

Organist – Peter Shepherd

Soprano – Aine Smith

Tenor – James Atherton

Bass – Alan Fairs

 


We are grateful to the Elmley Foundation, for generously supporting our soloists

 

Full Programme:-

This programme should delight all lovers of British choral music from the last 100 years and more.

Give unto the Lord (Psalm 39) – Elgar

In exitu Israel – S. Wesley

Like as the hart – Howells

O how amiable – Vaughan Williams

The Lord is my shepherd – L. Berkeley

De Profundis – Piers Maxim. (World Premiere)

Psalmfest – John Rutter

Tickets are available on-line by clicking here, by contacting the administrator on 01684 594570, Great Malvern Priory Bookshop and on the door.  Tickets are £12 or £5 for bona fide students.

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