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Bristol Choral Society perform Vaughan Williams’ ‘Five Mystical Songs’; a choral work that’s familiar to many. The Society’s other nod to the prolific composer is perhaps less well-known. ‘An Oxford Elegy’ is an atmospheric meditation, located tantalisingly just beyond the ‘dreaming spires’. To narrate the performance the Choral Society welcome actor, stalwart of BBC Radio 4’s ‘The Archers’, and Bristol Choral Society choir member, John Telfer.
Keeping Vaughan Williams company is his friend Gerald Finzi whose delectable ‘Romance for String Orchestra’ raises the curtain with a nostalgic idyll-in-miniature evoking a bucolic Eden.
This is a Bristol Choral Society concert taking place at Bristol Cathedral, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TJ
Vaughan Williams – An Oxford Elegy
Vaughan Williams – Five Mystical Songs
Finzi – Romance for String Orchestra
Finzi – Lo, the Full Final Sacrifice
Hilary Campbell – Conductor
John Telfer – Narrator
TBC – Piano/Organ
TBC – Baritone
Under 25s £5.00 incl. booking fee
Seniors 10% discount
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