"FAIRE IS THE HEAVEN"- CHRIST CHURCH SINGERS

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Date & Time: 13-Jul-2019 19:30 - 21:30
Event Code: 1321
Location: Christ Church
Price: £12.00
Description: After their acclaimed "Dido and Aeneas", Christ Church Singers return with conductor, Alan Burgess for a programme of heavenly music, built round Bach's motet, "Komm, Jesu, komm"(BWV 229), spiritual music, good for the soul; Swiss composer, Frank Martin's Mass for double choir, from 1922 brimming with pure melodic counterpoint; William Harris's ethereal "Faire is the heaven" in rich 8-part harmony, setting words by poet, Edmund Spenser(1552-1599); Walton's "Set me as a seal"; Stanford's beautiful Three Latin Motets."Insightful, sensitive and supremely effective"(Review, Frome Festival 2018)