Ministry of Arts

Past Concert

Event details

  • St Peter's Church, Reading
  • March 5, 2011
  • Saturday, 7:30 PM to 9:45 PM

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Ministry of Arts

St Peter's Church, The Warren, Reading RG4 7AQ

Saturday, 7:30 PM to 9:45 PM
March 5, 2011


The second concert in our ‘Coalition’ series, and placed its emphasis on the coalition between composer and lyricist, with particular regard to poetry.

Programme (PDF)

  • Three Shakespeare songs:
    • Full fathom five (Vaughan-Williams)
    • The cloud capp’d towers (Vaughan-Williams)
    • Over hill, over dale (Vaughan-Williams)
  • Go, lovely Rose (Whitacre)
  • With a lily in your hand (Whitacre)
  • Sleep (Whitacre)
  • Lo, the full, final sacrifice (Finzi)
  • Cargoes (Balfour Gardiner)
  • Three songs of Courage
    •  Valour (Dyson)
    • The Seekers (Dyson)
    • Reveille (Dyson)
  • My love is like a red, red rose (Rathbone (arr.))
  • Pirates of Penzance, excerpts (Gilbert & Sullivan)