Telling Stories
St Gregory of Narek
Thursday, 18 July 2019 7pm
Grosvenor Chapel
24 South Audley Street

Robert Hugill - The Black Dragon
Bob Chilcott - Aesop's Fables
Jessica Norton - The Dagda's Harp (world premiere)
Vaughan Williams - Bushes and Briars
Edward Elgar - My Love Dwelt in a Northern Land
Elizabeth Maconchy - Creatures (excerpts)
Britten - Choral Dances from Gloriana
Richard Strauss - The Castle by the Sea

London Concord Singers & Jessica Norton explore story telling in music, from Robert Hugill's science fantasy inspired The Black Dragon (commissioned for London Concord Singers in 2000), to Bob Chilcott's retelling of Aesop's Fables and Elizabeth Maconchy's vivid animal pictures in Creatures. Choral Dances from Gloriana take us to Britten's evocation of Elizabethan England whilst Jessica Norton's new piece explores Celtic myth, whilst Richard Strauss' rarely performed melodrama combines spoken text with piano accompaniment.

We are also performing this programme at Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford, Ireland
on 3 August 2019, further details.

Tickets £15, under 25s £5, Tickets available on the door


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