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Shared Ground | Londinium (chamber choir)

When
Saturday October 15, 2022 at 19:30
Where
St James's Church, Sussex Gardens, London
Tickets
£14 ('earlybird' discount until 2 October); £16 (full price); £10 (under 25s)
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  1. The Windows - Richard H Lloyd
  2. Lord, I will sing to Thee (Song 20) - Orlando Gibbons, arranged by Andrew Griffiths
  3. Love bade me welcome - Judith Weir
  4. To my Successor - James MacMillan
  5. Sweet Day - Owain Park
  6. The Altar - John Playford, arranged by Andrew Griffiths
  7. Vertue, for a cappella double choir - Jonathan Dove
  8. Antiphon - Herbert Howells
  9. Komm, Jesu, komm BWV 229 - Johann Sebastian Bach
  10. Shared Ground - Alec Roth

Londinium opens its 2022-23 concert season with a celebration of the remarkable poet, George Herbert. Our centrepiece is Alec Roth's Shared Ground, a choral suite whose texts were written in response to Herbert by Vikram Seth, the current owner of Herbert's house at Bemerton. Roth's vibrant and inventive music alludes in turn to Bach's Komm, Jesu komm, which we perform alongside it. Our programme is completed by settings of Herbert's own poetry: superb recent works by Jonathan Dove, Judith Weir and Owain Park rub shoulders with rare seventeenth-century examples by Gibbons and Playford, and classic works by Herbert Howells and Richard Lloyd.


Venue
St James's Church, Sussex Gardens
Sussex Gardens
London
London
W2 3UD
England


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