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Origin: An authentic voice | City of London Sinfonia

When
Wednesday October 27, 2021 at 19:00
Where
Southwark Cathedral, London
Tickets
£25, £20; concessions and discounts available
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  1. Introduction and Allegro for strings Op 47 - Sir Edward Elgar
  2. Six Songs from 'A Shropshire Lad' - George Butterworth, arranged for voice and strings by Roderick Williams
  3. Galloway - James MacMillan
  4. Farewell to Stromness - Peter Maxwell Davies
  5. Gala Water, for solo cello - Sally Beamish
  6. Triorchic Blues - Gerald Barry
  7. Five Duos for clarinet and violin - Huw Watkins
  8. St Paul's Suite, for strings Op 29 No 2 - Gustav Holst

Discover the authentic voices of the British Isles as we explore how folksong has influenced composers, both past and present.

Our ‘Origin’ series opener celebrates our Orchestra as a champion of British composers, through music for strings by Elgar and Holst – two of the most influential British composers of the early 20th century – as well as folksong-inspired chamber music from the present day, including a new commission by Huw Watkins. Baritone Roderick Williams OBE also joins the Orchestra to perform his own arrangement of Butterworth’s Six Songs from ‘A Shropshire Lad’.


Venue
Southwark Cathedral
London Bridge
London
London
SE1 9DA
England
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