Summer Festival 2016

Ex Cathedra

Thursday 9 June, 9.30pm (2016)

Shoreditch Church (St Leonard’s)

As the sun sets on Shoreditch Church, join Ex Cathedra Consort for a midsummer concert by candlelight.

PRICE: Tickets: £25, £18, £10, £5

Ex Cathedra Consort
Jeffrey Skidmore
conductor

As the sun sets on Shoreditch Church, join Ex Cathedra for a midsummer concert by candlelight.

This choral pilgrimage moves through madrigals by Thomas Morley to Britten’s delicate Flower Songs, contemporary works by James MacMillan, and Gershwin’s enduring Summertime, sprinkled with readings from across the ages.

Skidmore and his choir do this sort of thing superbly.” The Arts Desk

Approximate end time: 10.30pm (no interval)

Full programme


Rogers Hymnus Eucharisticus
Anon. Summer is icumen in
Thomas Morley Now is the month of Maying
John Joubert Three Portraits
Britten Excerpts from Flower Songs
Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare Songs
Gershwin Summertime
Bruce Welch &  Brian Bennett Summer Holiday
Arthur Freed & Nacio Herb Brown Singin’ in the rain
Edward Elgar The Shower
Alec Roth The Flower
James MacMillan So deep
Wilbye Draw on sweet night
Parry Sunset and evening star
Plainchant Te lucis ante terminum

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Venue information

Shoreditch Church (St Leonard’s)

Shoreditch High Street
London
E1 6JN
United Kingdom

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Underground, Overground & National Rail

Shoreditch High Street Overground (7 mins)
Liverpool Street (12 mins)
Old Street (12 mins)
Walking times are given in brackets.

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Please be aware that the seating in Shoreditch Church is 19th-century church pews, and you may wish to bring a cushion to increase comfort.

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