Sunday 8 April 2018 7:30PM

O/MODERNT Chamber Orchestra; The Cardinall's Musick

Fairest Isle

Booking information

  • There is a pre-concert talk ahead of this concert at 6:00pm
  • £5 tickets are available to this concert for Under 35s More Information
  • Duration

    This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval


    Ticket bookings are subject to a £2.00 administration fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

    • O/MODERNT Chamber Orchestra
    • Hugo Ticciati director, violin
    • Luciana Mancini mezzo-soprano
    • Christoph Sommer theorbo
    • Henrik Måwe piano
    • The Cardinall's Musick

    In the fifteenth century the richly harmonised polyphony that emerged from English composers quickly spread far and wide throughout Europe.

    The Cardinall’s Musick joins O/Modernt to explore the sense of place rooted in works by Purcell, Gibbons, Elgar and Britten, as we celebrate the music of the ‘Fairest Isle’.

    • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
          • Overture in G minor Z772
          • Sweeter than roses Z585
    • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
        • A Midsummer Night's Dream
          • I know a bank
    • Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
          • Serenade in E minor Op. 20 'Serenade for Strings'
    • John Tavener (1944-2013)
        • Five Anthems from The Veil of the Temple
          • Mother of God, here I stand
    • Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
          • Drop, drop, slow tears
    • Henry Purcell
          • Hear my prayer, O Lord Z15
    • Interval
    • Henry Purcell
          • A New Ground ZT682 (improvisation)
    • Frank Bridge (1879-1941)
          • Autumn
          • Music when soft voices die
          • The Bee
    • Benjamin Britten
          • Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge Op. 10

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