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The Elysian Singers 2

Concerts for Craswall – The Glory of Baroque

Described by the great John Tavener  “Amongst chamber choirs, they’re one of the best,” The Elysian Singers, along with conductor Sam Laughton, are making a welcome return to Concerts for Craswall.  Founded by Matthew Greenall and under musical director Sam Laughton, the Elysian Singers are a persuasive ensemble, who are sure to delight with a celebration of the Glory of Baroque.

Their programme begins with one of Purcell’s joyous odes Come, Ye Sons of Art written in honour of the birthday of Queen Mary II and ends with Vivaldi’s famous choral piece, Gloria RV589. The wonderfully sunny nature of the Gloria, with its distinctive melodies and rhythms, is characteristic of all of Vivaldi’s music, giving it an immediate and universal appeal.  In between is one of JS Bach’s Lutheran Masses – Mass in G major BWV236 – and Jehova, guam multi sunt hostes mei a hugely popular anthem by Henry Purcell, characterised as it is by its expression and originality.

Purcell                 Come, Ye Sons of Art

J S Bach               Mass in G BWV 236

Purcell                 Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes

Vivaldi                 Gloria RV589

09Jul 227:00PM to 9:00PM

Fees & Tickets

Front Nave £20, Rear Nave £15, Restricted View £12 and Students under 25 £10

Event Location

Dore Abbey, School Lane, Abbeydore, Herefordshire HR2 0AA

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