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CAMBRIDGE VOICES - THIS ROYAL REALM: BACH TO THE BARD

29 August 2016 7:30pm

Directed by Ian de Massini with The Orchestra of the Age of Reason.

A festive gala concert in Ely Cathedral's iconic Lady Chapel. Celebrating the 90th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, alongside works to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. A feast of choral and instrumental music spanning over 300 years, with the choir surrounding the whole audience. Supremely talented young 14 year-old Viola-player Kilian Meissner will give the World Premiere of a ravishing new work for Viola and Voices, specially commissioned for this royal musical feast.

Programme to include:
J. S. Bach: J. S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 4
Ronald Binge: Elizabethan Serenade
Ian de Massini: Amazing Grace! & Oh, happy day!
J. S. Bach: Excerpts from 3 Cantatas. To include Jesu joy of man's desiring, sung by the audience
Ralph Vaughan Williams: 3 Shakespeare Songs
Maurice Duruflé: Gregorian Chant Motets
J. S. Bach/Ian de Massini: Singet dem Herrn, motet for 2 choirs, new version (World Premiere)
Eric Satie/Ian de Massini: Oh, Sanctissima! (U.K. Premiere)
Ian de Massini: The Voice of St Columba, for solo Viola and Voices (World Premiere)

Tickets: Standard £23 unreserved available ONLINE at tickets.elycathedral.org or from ELY CATHEDRAL BOX OFFICE 01353 660349 (Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm)

PLEASE NOTE Premium £28 | Rear Block £17 unreserved available only from the ADeC Box Office, Babylon Gallery, Waterside, Ely. Online www.adec.org.uk | 01353 616991 | ADeC fundraising event

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