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Sat 28 Jul at 15:00
Three Choirs Festival

Holy Trinity Church, Hereford

© c Felix Broede
Schumann C., Piano Trio in G minor, Op.17
Boulanger, D'un soir triste
Boulanger, D'un matin de printemps
Clarke, Piano Trio
Trio Dali
Sat 28 Jul at 19:45
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

Opening Night
Opening Night
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Ireland, These Things Shall Be
Smyth, Mass in D
Eleanor Dennis, Soprano
Madeleine Shaw, Mezzo-soprano
Paul Nilon, Tenor
Neal Davies, Bass
Three Choirs Festival Chorus
Geraint Bowen, Conductor
Sat 28 Jul at 22:15
Three Choirs Festival

All Saints Church, Hereford

Liam Dunachie Organ Trio
Liam Dunachie Organ Trio
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Liam Dunachie Trio, Jazz Trio
Sun 29 Jul at 15:30
Three Choirs Festival

Tomkins Theatre, Hereford

Hansel and Gretel
Hansel and Gretel
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Kaner, Hansel and Gretel
The Goldfield Ensemble
Kids event
Sun 29 Jul at 19:45
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

© c Willeke Machiels
Kendall, Baptistry (festival co-commission)
Finzi, A Severn Rhapsody, Op.3
Vaughan Williams, A Norfolk Rhapsody
Holst, The Planets, Op.32
Elim Chan, Conductor
Sun 29 Jul at 22:15
Three Choirs Festival

All Saints Church, Hereford

Surplice to Requirements
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Lay Clerks of Hereford Cathedral
Mon 30 Jul at 11:30
Three Choirs Festival

Holy Trinity Church, Hereford

© c Patrick Allen
James Gilchrist: The Solitary Pilgrim
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Purcell, O Solitude, Z 406
Schumann C., 6 Lieder, Op.13
Schubert, Einsamkeit (Mayrhofer), D.620
Dove, Under Alter'd Skies
Vaughan Williams, Songs of Travel
James Gilchrist, Tenor
Anna Tilbrook, Piano
Mon 30 Jul at 14:45
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

© c Chris O Donovan
Elgar, They are at rest
Tavener, Song for Athene
Gurney, Since I believe in God
Rasch, A Foreign Field Psalm (premiere)
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
Mon 30 Jul at 19:45
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

Elgar's King Olaf
Elgar's King Olaf
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Elgar, Scenes From The Saga Of King Olaf - cantata for soloists chorus and orchestra, Op.30
Judith Howarth, Soprano
Andrew Staples, Tenor
David Shipley, Bass
Three Choirs Festival Chorus
Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor
Mon 30 Jul at 22:00
Three Choirs Festival

All Saints Church, Hereford

Alive and Brel
Alive and Brel
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Alive and Brel
Tue 31 Jul at 11:00
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

© c Jean-Francois Badias
Celebrity Organ Recital: Olivier Latry
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Bach, Prelude and Fugue "St Anne" in E Flat Major, BWV552
Franck, Chorale no. 2 in B minor
Debussy, Suite Bergamasque: Clair de lune (Arr. Alexandre Cellier)
Dupré, Prelude and Fugue in G minor, Op.7 no.3
Alain, Postlude pour l'office des Complies
Escaich, Evocation II
Olivier Latry, Organ
Tue 31 Jul at 15:00
Three Choirs Festival

Holy Trinity Church, Hereford

© c Chris Stock
Gould Piano Trio
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Ireland, Phantasie Trio
Watkins, New work (premiere, festival co-commission)
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Robert Plane, Clarinet
Gould Piano Trio
Tue 31 Jul at 19:45
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

Monteverdi Vespers
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Monteverdi, Vespro della Beata Vergine "Vespers of the Blessed Virgin" (1610)
Mary Bevan, Soprano
Lorena Paz Nieto, Soprano
Gwilym Bowen, Tenor
Ruairi Bowen, Tenor
Henry Neill, Baritone
David Shipley, Bass
Three Cathedral Choirs
Brecon Baroque
Geraint Bowen, Conductor
Tue 31 Jul at 22:00
Three Choirs Festival

All Saints Church, Hereford

Kit Downes' Organ Ceilidh
Kit Downes' Organ Ceilidh
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Kit Downes, Piano
Wed 1 Aug at 11:15
Three Choirs Festival

Holy Trinity Church, Hereford

© c Barry Hale
Ruby Hughes: Songs for New Life and Love
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Schumann, Frauenliebe und -leben, Op.42
Mahler, Kindertotenlieder
Ives, Serenity
Ives, The Housatonic at Stockbridge
Ives, Memories
Ives, Songs my mother taught me, S. 361 (K. 6B21c)
Grime, Bright Travellers
Britten, British Folksongs
Ruby Hughes, Soprano
Joseph Middleton, Piano
Wed 1 Aug at 14:00
Three Choirs Festival

Belmont Abbey, Hereford

Belmont Abbey Organ Recital
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Buxtehude, Passacaglia, BuxWV 161
Alain, Suite pour orgue
Pärt, Mein Weg
Byrd, Fantasia in A minor, MB13
Ligeti, Ricercare
Bach, Passacaglia and fugue in C Minor, BWV582
Adam Mathias, Organ
Wed 1 Aug at 15:30
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

Choral Evensong
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Briggs, Set me as a seal (festival commission)
Wheeler, Responses
Weir, Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
Works by Boyle, Ina
Laurin, Finale from Symphony No 1 Op. 36
Three Cathedral Choirs
Peter Dyke, Organ
Geraint Bowen, Conductor
Wed 1 Aug at 15:45
Three Choirs Festival

St John's Methodist Church, Hereford

The Singing Violin
The Singing Violin
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Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 3 in E flat major, Op.12 no.3
Grieg, Violin Sonata no. 3 in C minor, Op.45
Fauré, Violin sonata no. 1 in A major, Op.13
Frolov, Concert Fantasy on themes from Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, Op.9
Emily Sun, Violin
Gamal Khamis, Piano
Wed 1 Aug at 15:45
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

Hymn of Praise
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Bruckner, Te Deum in C major, WAB 45
Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 2 in B flat major, "Lobgesang" (Hymn of Praise), Op.52
Sarah Fox, Soprano
Anna Harvey, Mezzo-soprano
James Oxley, Tenor
Quentin Hayes, Bass
Three Choirs Festival Chorus
Peter Nardone, Conductor
Wed 1 Aug at 22:15
Three Choirs Festival

St John's Methodist Church, Hereford

© c Martin Rowson
The Baronet and the Playboy
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Parry, Shulbrede Tunes
Poulenc, Les Soirées de Nazelles, FP 84
David Owen Norris, Piano
Thu 2 Aug at 11:15
Three Choirs Festival

Shirehall, Hereford

Lecture Recital: Building Jerusalem
Lecture Recital: Building Jerusalem
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David Owen Norris, Piano
Thu 2 Aug at 14:30
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

Bernstein and Mahler
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Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Mahler, Symphony no. 5 in C sharp minor
National Youth Orchestra of Wales
National Youth Choir of Wales
Carlo Rizzi, Conductor
Thu 2 Aug at 19:45
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

A Parry Centenary Tribute
A Parry Centenary Tribute
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Parry, Blest Pair of Sirens
Parry, Symphonic Fantasia in B minor, "1912" (Symphony no. 5)
Parry, Invocation to Music
Katherine Broderick, Soprano
Mark Le Brocq, Tenor
David Stout, Baritone
Three Choirs Festival Chorus
Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor
Thu 2 Aug at 22:30
Three Choirs Festival

All Saints Church, Hereford

© Nick White
Joby Burgess: Pioneers of Percussion
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Takemitsu, Seasons
Dale, Can't Sleep
Buckley, Ekstasis
Xenakis, Psappha
Lizée, The Filthy Fifteen
Joby Burgess, Percussion
Fri 3 Aug at 11:00
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

Binchois Consort
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Binchois Consort
Fri 3 Aug at 11:00
Three Choirs Festival

Holy Trinity Church, Hereford

Holy Trinity Organ Recital
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Bach, Concerto in A Minor, BWV593
Bach, Trio sonata in D Minor, BWV527
Mendelssohn, Organ sonata no.4 in B flat major, Op.65
Whitlock, Five Short Pieces
Saint-Saëns, Seven Improvisations, Op.150
George Herbert, Organ
Fri 3 Aug at 14:45
Three Choirs Festival

Holy Trinity Church, Hereford

© Julie Kim
Clare Hammond
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Jacquet de la Guerre, Suite no.6 in G major
Mendelssohn, Song without words in C major "Spinnerlied", Op.67 no.4
Boulanger, D'un vieux jardin
Boulanger, D'un jardin clair
Schubert, Four Impromptus, D.899
Rimsky-Korsakov, The Tale of Tsar Saltan: The Flight of the Bumblebee
Debussy, Preludes: selection
Stravinsky, Petrushka: Suite for piano
Clare Hammond, Piano
Fri 3 Aug at 19:45
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

Symphony of Psalms
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Stravinsky, Symphony of Psalms
Walton, Viola Concerto
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Boulanger, Psalm 130 "Du fond de l'abime"
Anna Harvey, Mezzo-soprano
Magnus Walker, Tenor
Timothy Ridout, Viola
Three Choirs Festival Chorus
Adrian Partington, Conductor
Fri 3 Aug at 22:15
Three Choirs Festival

St Francis Xavier Church, Hereford

© Bernhard Musil
Goldberg Variations
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Bach, Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Mahan Esfahani, Harpsichord
Sat 4 Aug at 11:15
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

© Sally Corrick
Three Choirs Festival Youth Choir
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McDowall, Stabat Mater
Elgar, Serenade in E minor for string orchestra, Op.20
Elgar, Sea Pictures - song cycle for contralto and orchestra, Op.37
Three Choirs Festival Youth Choir
English Symphony Orchestra
Peter Nardone, Conductor
Sat 4 Aug at 14:30
Three Choirs Festival

Leominster Priory, Leominster

© Eric Richmond
Gothic Voices
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of Bingen, O viridissima virga
of Bingen, Ave Generosa
Metcalf, Il nome del bel fior
Anonymous, Ave maris stella
Power, Beata progenies
Smith, Stond wel, Moder, under rode
Gothic Voices
Sat 4 Aug at 17:00
Three Choirs Festival

Leominster Priory, Leominster

Leominster Priory Organ Recital
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Bruhns, Praeludium in E minor
Schumann, Six studies in the form of canons, Op.56
Bach, Prelude and Fugue in G Major, BWV541
Reger, Benedictus
van Oortmerssen, Nun ruhen alle Wälder
Liszt, Prelude and Fugue on BACH, S 260
George de Voil, Organ
Sat 4 Aug at 17:15
Three Choirs Festival

St Francis Xavier Church, Hereford

Flute, Viola and Harp Recital
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Debussy, Sonata for flute, viola and harp
Gubaidulina, Garden of Joy and Sorrow
Kristin Hammerseth, Flute
Henrietta Hill, Viola
Tomos Xerri, Harp
Sat 4 Aug at 19:45
Three Choirs Festival

Hereford Cathedral, Hereford

Brahms' German Requiem
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Vaughan Williams, Toward the Unknown Region
Parry, Elegy for Brahms
Brahms, Ein Deutsches Requiem - A German Requiem, Op.45
Elizabeth Watts, Soprano
Matthew Brook, Bass-baritone
Three Choirs Festival Chorus
Geraint Bowen, Conductor