2017-03-04 Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo - Leicester (UK)

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2017-03-04 Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo - Leicester (UK)

Postby franmouse » Thu Feb 09, 2017 11:22 am

This is part of the #Leicester50 Storytelling festival I'm curating:

1930-2030
Leicester Cathedral
Toward Stillness: a concert telling stories, in words and music, about evening


Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo
The choir of Leicester Cathedral
De Montfort University Gospel Choir

With music by Howells, Rachmaninov, Scarlatti, and a new work by Ryan Probert
And words by Tennyson, Carol Ann Duffy, Ana Blandiana, Edward Thomas, Christina Rossetti and John Heath-Stubbs read by actors from the De Montfort University Demon Theatre society
A bar will be available in the Cathedral from 6.30pm

It's free but book your place here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/leicester50-storyfest-tickets-31713000438

I'll post more details about the music when I have them!

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Re: 2017-03-04 Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo - Leicester (UK)

Postby franmouse » Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:32 am

The full list of music is:

Compline hymn: Before the ending of the day (plainsong)
The Cathedral Choir

Sonata in B minor, K87
Scarlatti (trans Vickers/Bovey)
Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo

Masifika (Zulu version)
DMU Gospel Choir

Jobiniana No 1
Sergio Assad
Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo

Hallelujah
Leonard Cohen
DMU Gospel Choir

Take him, Earth, for cherishing
Herbert Howells
Text by Aurelius Prudentius Clemens, translated from the Latin by Helen Wadell
The Cathedral Choir

Nunc dimittis from the All-Night Vigil
Sergei Rachmaninoff
The Cathedral Choir
Tenor solo Philip Leech

Fugue in F# minor from Les Guitares bien tempérées
Mario Castelnuevo-Tedesco
Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo

This little light of mine (traditional)
DMU Gospel Choir

Reprise - Compline hymn: Before the ending of the day (plainsong)
The Cathedral Choir

The fields where silence has lease
Ryan Probert (BBC commission: world premiere)
Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo

The concert is at 7.30pm in Leicester Cathedral and it's free!


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