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Sun 19 Aug at 21:00
Chaise Dieu Festival de Musique

Cathédrale Notre-Dame-du-Puy, Le Puy-en-Velay

Voix célestes pour un cathédrale
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Works by Parry
Works by Stanford
Works by Harris
Works by Howells
Works by Tavener
Choir of The King's Consort
Robert King, Conductor
Thu 23 Aug at 22:00

Southwell Minster, Southwell

Voices of Remembrance
Howells, Requiem
Nystedt, Immortal Bach
MacMillan, A Child's prayer
Tavener, Song for Athene
Southwell Festival Voices
Marcus Farnsworth, Conductor
Fri 31 Aug at 19:00

Johanneskirche am Feuersee, Stuttgart

Unternehen Musik I
Elgar, They are at rest
Tavener, Song for Athene
Gurney, Since I believe in God
Bingham, A Walk With Ivor Gurney
Howells, Take him, earth, for cherishing
Vaughan Williams, Valiant for truth
Parry, Songs of Farewell
Schoenberg, Friede auf Erden, Op.13
Tenebrae
Nigel Short, Director
Wed 19 Sep at 19:30
© Tim Cochrane
Stephen Cleobury plays Howells’ Partita
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Vierne, Les Angélus, Op.57
Rheinberger, Suite for violin, cello and organ, Op.l149
Howells, By the waters of Babylon
Stephen Cleobury, Organ
Ashley Riches, Baritone
David Adams, Violin
Kate Gould, Cello
Thu 20 Sep at 19:30

Exeter Cathedral, Exeter

We Will Remember Them
Elgar, They are at rest
Tavener, Song for Athene
Gurney, Since I Believe in God the Father Almighty
Rasch, A Foreign Field Psalm
Bingham, A Walk With Ivor Gurney
Howells, Take him, earth, for cherishing
Parry, Songs of Farewell
Schoenberg, Friede auf Erden, Op.13
Tenebrae
Nigel Short, Director
Fri 21 Sep at 19:30

Truro Cathedral, Truro

Elgar, Tavener, Gurney, Rasch, Bingham, Howells
Elgar, They are at rest
Tavener, Song for Athene
Gurney, Since I Believe in God the Father Almighty
Rasch, A Foreign Field Psalm
Bingham, A Walk With Ivor Gurney
Works by Howells
Fri 21 Sep at 19:31

Truro Cathedral, Truro

We Will Remember Them
Elgar, They are at rest
Tavener, Song for Athene
Gurney, Since I Believe in God the Father Almighty
Rasch, A Foreign Field Psalm
Bingham, A Walk With Ivor Gurney
Howells, Take him, earth, for cherishing
Parry, Songs of Farewell
Schoenberg, Friede auf Erden, Op.13
Tenebrae
Nigel Short, Director
Sun 23 Sep at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Parry Centenary Song Recital
Parry, My true love hath my heart
Bennett, Maienthau Op.23 no. 2
Brahms, Therese - Therese , Op.86 no.1
Brahms, Die Mainacht (The May Night), Op.43 no.2
Brahms, So lass uns wandern! - So Let Us Wander! , Op.75 no.3
Parry, O Mistress mine
Parry, Take, o take those lips away
Parry, Blow, blow thou winter wind
Parry, Through the ivory gate
Vaughan Williams, Summum bonum
Parry, Weep you no more, sad fountains
Ireland, The Trellis
Parry, On a time the amorous Silvy
Parry, Nightfall in winter
Parry, My Heart is like a singing bird
Parry, From a city window
Stanford, Twelfth Night, Op.65: Clown's Songs: O mistress mine
Holst, The heart worships
Bridge, The Last Invocation
Parry, The sound of hidden music
Howells, An Old Man’s Lullaby
Louise Alder, Soprano
Nicky Spence, Tenor
William Vann, Piano
Fri 28 Sep at 13:15

St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London

Oliver Hancock
Whitlock, March 'Dignity and Impudence' (arr. Malcolm Riley)
Bach, Schmuecke dich, o liebe Seele - chorale prelude in E Flat Major, BWV654
Howells, Master Tallis's Testament
Bedard, Variations sur 'Amazing Grace'
Widor, Organ Symphony no. 6 in G minor, Op.42 No.2
Oliver Hancock, Organ
Mon 22 Oct at 20:00

SJE Arts at St John the Evangelist Church, Oxford

An English Songbook: Dame Sarah Connolly & Eugene Asti
An English Songbook: Dame Sarah Connolly & Eugene Asti
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Stanford, Songs: selection
Moeran, Songs: selection
Vaughan Williams, Songs: selection
Gurney, Songs: selection
Somervell, Songs: selection
Howells, Songs: selection
Holst, Songs: selection
Works by Gibbs
Britten, A Charm of Lullabies for mezzo soprano and piano, Op.41
Bridge, Songs: selection
Tippett, Songs for Ariel
Herbert, Songs: selection
Clarke, Songs: selection
Beamish, Day of these Days
Dame Sarah Connolly, Mezzo-soprano
Eugene Asti, Piano
Wed 24 Oct at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Elgar, Gurney, Bingham and more
Elgar, They are at rest
Gurney, Since I believe in God
Gurney, By a Bierside
Gurney, In Flanders
Bingham, A Walk With Ivor Gurney
Howells, Take him, earth, for cherishing
Gurney, Sleep
Parry, Songs of Farewell
Schoenberg, Friede auf Erden, Op.13
Dame Sarah Connolly, Mezzo-soprano
Tenebrae
Nigel Short, Conductor
Eugene Asti, Piano
Sat 27 Oct at 19:30

Bristol Cathedral, Bristol

© Bristol Choral Society
Farewell to Arms
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Finzi, Farewell to Arms (16th C poems arranged for Tenor)
Vaughan Williams, Serenade to Music
Howells, Elegy for viola, string quartet and strings orchestra (In memory of friend lost in War)
Vaughan Williams, Dona nobis pacem (Grant us Peace)
Bristol Choral Society
Westminster Chamber Orchestra
Sat 27 Oct at 19:30

Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow

War and Peace/Glasgow Cathedral Choir
Howells, Take him, earth, for cherishing
Pärt, The Beatitudes
Schütz, Nunc Dimittis (Canticum B. Simeonis) SWV 432
Bingham, A Walk With Ivor Gurney
Walton, The Twelve
Glasgow Cathedral Choir
Fri 16 Nov at 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Stephan/Walton/Howells/ Shostakovich
Stephan, Music for orchestra
Walton, Viola Concerto
Howells, Elegy for viola, string quartet and strings orchestra
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 9 in E flat major, Op.70
Lawrence Power, Viola
BBC Philharmonic
Moritz Gnann, Conductor
Tue 4 Dec at 19:00
© Simon Jay Price
The Sixteen at Christmas
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Sweelinck, Hodie Christus natus est
Howells, Sing lullaby
Bennett, Susanni
Walton, All This Time
Kirbye, Vox in Rama
Byrd, This day Christ was born
Palestrina, A solis ortu cardine
Warlock, Benedicamus Domino
The Sixteen
Wed 5 Dec at 19:45

Anvil, Basingstoke, Basingstoke

The Sixteen at Christmas
The Sixteen at Christmas
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Sweelinck, Hodie Christus natus est
Howells, Sing lullaby
Bennett, Susanni
Walton, All This Time
Kirbye, Vox in Rama
Leighton, Coventry Carol
Byrd, This day Christ was born
Palestrina, A solis ortu cardine
de Wert, Vox in rama audita est
Phibbs, Lullay, lullay, thou lytil child
Byrd, Lullaby, my sweet little baby
McDowall, Now may we singen
Sheppard, A solis ortu cardine
Warlock, Benedicamus Domino
The Orchestra of The Sixteen
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00
© Chris O'Donovan
A Very English Christmas with Tenebrae
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Howells, A Spotless Rose
Works by Lane, Jonathan
Tavener, The Lamb
Holst, In the Bleak Midwinter
Warlock, Benedicamus Domino
Bennett, Five Carols
Tenebrae
Nigel Short, Conductor
Mon 17 Dec at 19:30
Unknown, Plainchant: Conditor alme siderum
Marlow, Advent Responsory
Byrd, Rorate caeli
Daquin, Noël VI "sur les Jeux d’anches et en duo"
Traditional Basque, Gabriel's Message
Victoria, O Magnum Mysterium, motet
Praetorius, Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Howells, A Spotless Rose
Parsons, Ave Maria
Young, Swete Roose
Daquin, Noël X "en Grand Jeu et en duo"
Praetorius, Quem pastores laudavere
Howells, Sing lullaby
Andrews, Sing Lullaby
Daquin, Noël Suisse
Gardner, A Gallery Carol
Gardner, Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Gardner, The Holly and the Ivy
Traditional, Of the Father's heart begotten (arr. Willcocks)
Traditional, Ding, Dong, Merrily on High (harm. Wood)
Oxford Choir of New College
Timothy Wakerell, Organ
Josef Laming, Organ
Charles Maxtone-Smith, Organ
Robert Quinney, Conductor
Dec 17, 18

Cadogan Hall, London

The Sixteen – The Little Child
Sweelinck, Hodie Christus natus est
Howells, Sing lullaby
Bennett, Susanni
Traditional, The Saviour’s Work (The babe in Bethlem’s manger laid)
Walton, All This Time
Traditional, Anima nostra
Kirbye, Vox in Rama
Leighton, Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child
Traditional, Down in yon forest
Byrd, This day Christ was born
Palestrina, A solis ortu cardine
Anonymous, Puer Nobis Nascitur
de Wert, Vox in rama audita est
Traditional, It came upon a midnight clear
Phibbs, Lullay, lullay, thou lytil child
Unknown, Coventry Carol
Byrd, Lullaby, my sweet little baby
McDowall, Now may we singen
Sheppard, A solis ortu cardine
Warlock, Benedicamus Domino
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, Conductor
Thu 20 Dec at 19:30
Anonymous, Qui creavit celum
Morales, O Magnum Mysterium
Praetorius, Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Howells, A Spotless Rose
Rorem, Canticle of the Lamb
Traditional, Entre le boeuf et l'ane gris
Rathbone, The Oxen
Traditional, O Little Town of Bethlehem (arr. Vaughan Williams)
Traditional, Gabriel's Message (arr. Jim Clements)
Tavener, Nowell! Nowell! Out of your sleep
Traditional, Past 3 O’clock
Weir, Illuminare, Jerusalem
Traditional, Ding, Dong, Merrily on High (arr. Stuart Nicholson)
Anonymous, Nowell! Nowell! Out of your sleep
Parry, Welcome Yule!
Frances-Hoad, Good Day, Sir Christemas!
Harbison, O magnum mysterium
Beamish, In the Stillness
Barber, Twelfth Night, Op.42 no.1
Rutter, Dormi Jesu
Panufnik, Sleep, little Jesus, sleep
L'Estrange, Lute-book Lullaby
Goss, See amid the winter’s snow
Traditional, Still, still, still
Holst, In the Bleak Midwinter (arr. Ola Gjeilo)
Berlin, White Christmas
Pierpont, Jingle Bells
Choir of Clare College Cambridge
Graham Ross, Conductor
Sat 22 Dec at 19:30

Concert Hall Reading, Reading

The Sixteen & Harry Christophers
Sweelinck, Hodie Christus natus est
Howells, Sing lullaby
Bennett, Susanni
Walton, All This Time
Kirbye, Vox in Rama
Leighton, Coventry Carol
Traditional, Down in yon forest
Byrd, This day Christ was born
Palestrina, A solis ortu cardine
de Wert, Vox in rama audita est
Traditional, It came upon a midnight clear
Byrd, Lullaby, my sweet little baby
McDowall, Now may we singen
Sheppard, A solis ortu cardine
Warlock, Benedicamus Domino
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, Conductor
Fri 28 Dec at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Nicky Spence and Roger Vignoles
Schumann, Myrthen: Hochlanders Abschied, Op.25 no.13
Schumann, Myrthen: Jemand, Op.25 no.4
Schumann, Myrthen: Hochlandisches Wiegenlied, Op.25 no.14
Schumann, Myrthen: Niemand, Op.25 no.22
Schumann, Dem roten Röslein gleicht mein Lieb, Op.27 no.2
Shostakovich, Six Romances on Verses by English Poets for bass and piano: O wert thou in the cauld blast Op.62 no. 2
Shostakovich, Six Romances on Verses by English Poets for bass and piano: Macpherson's Farewell Op.62 no. 3
Shostakovich, Six Romances on Verses by English Poets for bass and piano: Jenny Op.62 no. 4
Britten, Who are these Children? for tenor and piano, Op.84
Musgrave, A Song for Christmas
Hughes, Oh men from the fields
Stanford, The Monkey's Carol
Howells, Come sing and dance
Respighi, Nevicata
Rodrigo, Pastorcito santo
Britten, A Ceremony of Carols, Op.28: That Yonge Childe
Debussy, Noël des enfants qui n'ont plus de maison
Strauss R., Weihnachtsgefühl TrV 198
Strauss R., Winterweihe, Op.48 no.4
Wolf, Epiphanias
Nicky Spence, Tenor
Roger Vignoles, Piano
Thu 25 Apr 2019 at 20:00

L'Auditori: Sala Oriol Martorell, Barcelona

Coro Anton Bruckner: La Llum de la Neu
Coro Anton Bruckner: La Llum de la Neu
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Requesens Roca, Snø
Poulenc, Un soir de neige
Doherty, Snow Dance for the Dead
Howells, Walking in the snow
Ollé i Sabaté, Lux
Vivancos, Lux surgit aurea ‎
Rutter, Hymn to the Creator of Light
Whitacre, Lux Aurumque
Ešenvalds, Stars
Lauridsen, O Nata Lux
Cor Anton Bruckner
Júlia Sesé, Choirmaster / chorus director
Fri 29 Nov 2019 at 19:30
© Simon Jay Price
The Sixteen – Saint Cecilia
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Britten, Hymn to the Virgin
Britten, Hymn to St Cecilia for SSATB, Op.27b
Byrchmore, Prayer of St Teresa of Avila
McDowall, Now may we singen
Rizza, O Speculum Columbe
Firsova, Stabat Mater
Howells, Take him, earth, for cherishing
Porter, Kim, Christmas Eve
Panufnik, Prayer
Poston, Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Davies, Lullabye for Lucy
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, Conductor