Sat, 30 Oct | St Martin's Church

Elgar Festival Choral Concert

The all-female Corra Sound - one of Britain’s most exciting professional chamber choirs
Elgar Festival Choral Concert

Time & Location

30 Oct, 14:30
St Martin's Church, London Rd, Worcester WR5 2ED, UK

About the Event

One of Britain’s most exciting professional chamber choirs, the all-female Corra Sound performs a vibrant, engaging and accessible programme of works by Gipps, Smyth, Poston, Clarke and Elgar. It’s a rich and rewarding celebration of predominantly female composers from Elgar’s era, alongside  contemporary works of great appeal.

Corra Sound

Director Amy Bebbington

Programme

Ave Maria, Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979)

Lift thine eyes, Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Goblin Market (extract), Ruth Gipps (1921-1999)

A song of flight, Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

As torrents in summer, Elgar

The Shepherd’s Song, Elgar

Sanctus, Andre Caplet (1878-1925)

Benedictus (from Mass in D), Ethel Smyth (1858-1944)

Balulalow, Elizabeth Poston (1905-1987)

The water of Tyne, Poston

I sing of a Maiden, Amy Bebbington (1975-)

O my dear heart, Eleanor Daley (1955-)

Sing my child, Sarah Quartel (1982-)

A woman wearing bloomers on a wheel, Jo Forbes L’Estrange (1971-)

Tickets £15

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Book by phone via Worcester Theatres – 01905 611427

Note: The concert will be preceded by a Round Table Discussion at 1.30pm:

Elgar in the Age of the Suffragettes

Free to attendees of the Concert

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