|Date||Saturday, 14 March 2020 19:30 - 21:30|
St John's Church, SE1 London, United Kingdom
Tickets £23 (premium), £18 (unreserved), child £5; Book tickets via: www.brandenburg.org.uk/march
Conductor - Timothy Salter Programme will include glorious a capella choral music by Tomkins, Casken, Whyte, Byrd, Howells, Ansdell-Evans & Salter. Two golden ages of English choral music are celebrated with music by Byrd and his contemporaries alongside works from the later twentieth and the twenty-first centuries. Rarely-heard gems from the recent past include Howells’ Inheritance, Jonathan Harvey’s motet I love the Lord, John Casken’s setting of George Herbert’s contemplative poem ‘Prayer’ entitled The Land of Spices and Timothy Salter’s Miraculum Secundum, setting the account in St. Mark’s gospel of the miracle of the Gadarene Swine. The Ionian Singers is a chamber choir of about 28 singers with a national and international reputation based on performances and recordings. The Ionian Singers give concerts in central London venues and throughout the UK for festivals and music societies. They have broadcast in the UK and Europe and their recordings range from music of the Renaissance through English and Scandinavian Romantics to the present. The choir is known for its commitment to new music, has given many first performances and has commissioned new works from several British composers.