Rejoice in the Lamb

Past Concert

Event details

  • Greyfriars Church, Reading
  • March 15, 2014
  • Saturday, 7:30 PM to 9:45 PM

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Rejoice in the Lamb

Greyfriars Church, Friar Street, Reading, RG1 1EH

Saturday, 7:30 PM to 9:45 PM
March 15, 2014


The first in our set of two concerts on the theme of ‘Flora and Fauna’, Rejoice in the Lamb will feature Britten’s marvellous work of the same name, along with other sacred and secular favourites: Lauridsen’s beautiful Chansons des Roses, Mendelssohn’s Hear my Prayer (including the timeless O, for the wings of a dove), and pieces by Whitacre, Palestrina, Thiman, Pearsall, Gibbons and more.

Programme (PDF)

Full Programme

  • Sicut Cervus – Palestrina
  • A selection of madrigals:
    • All creatures now – Bennet
    • Dainty fine bird – Gibbons
    • Sweet Suffolk owl – Vautor
    • Flora gave me fairest flowers – Wilbye
  • Lay a garland – Pearsall

  • Rejoice in the Lamb – Britten
  • Les Chansons des Roses – Morten Lauridsen
    • Et une seule fleur

    • La rose compléte
    • Dirait-on

  • Hear my prayer – Mendelssohn
  • Go, lovely rose – Thiman

  • With a lily in your hand – Whitacre

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