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Composer: Stanford, Charles Villiers (1852-1924)

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Year of birth1852
Year of death1924
NationalityIreland
PeriodRomantic
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Light amid darkness: stellar performance from Tenebrae

Tenebrae sings “Music of the Spheres” © Yaya Stempler
An exquisite evening of British 20th-century choral music from Tenebrae under Nigel Short at the Sydney Festival, with outstanding renditions of the music of Parry, Bingham and Stanford.
*****
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Stanford's Irish Symphony compels in Dublin

George Jackson © Tim Dunk
Jackson galvanises the RTÉ NSO for Stanford's Irish Symphony in the second half while the first half showcases works by Brian Boydell and Ina Boyle. 
***11
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Irish composers shine in Dublin concert series

David Brophy © RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Buckley's half-hour-long piece had the organ pouring forth volumes of notes in a molten flow of sound.
***11
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Nicky Spence and Roger Vignoles: a rapturous seasonal concert

Nicky Spence © David Bebber
The tone was set for a shrewdly programmed hour of contrasts.
*****
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A rare outing for Stanford's Travelling Companion

Julien Van Mellaerts (The Travelling Companion) and David Horton (John) © Robert Knights
Charles Villiers Stanford's The Travelling Companion is performed at Cadogan Hall by New Sussex Opera. 
****1
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