Summer concert – Blow your Trumpets

This year’s Summer concert celebrates Women in Music, with all of the pieces having been penned by a female composer.

The centrepiece of the evening is a setting of the poem Evensong by Irish-born poet Cherry Smyth, composed for, and in consultation with, the choir, by award-winning classical guitarist and composer Laura Snowden, as part of the Adopt-a-Composer scheme run by Making Music.

Here’s the full programme:

Hildegard Von Bingen – Caritas Abundat

Carlotta Ferrari – O Dulcissime Amator

Kerry Andrew – O Lux Beata Trinitas

Eleanor Daley – Upon your heart

Fanny Mendelssohn – Schweigend sinkt die Nacht

Clara Schumann – 3 Gemischte Chöre

Libby Larsen – God so loved the world

Cecilia McDowall – Regina Caeli


Hildegard Von Bingen – O Virtus Sapientiae

Elizabeth Poston – The Water of Tyne (SSA)

Chen Yi – Sakura, Sakura

Williametta Spencer – At the round Earth’s imagined corners

Judith Weir – My Guardian Angel

Roxanna Panufnik – Prayer

Laura Snowdon – Evensong

Sally Beamish – In the stillness

Eleanor Daley – Grandmother Moon

Libby Larsen – Hey Nonny No! (From Songs of Youth and Pleasure)

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Date(s) - 04/07/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

St Pancras Church, Euston Rd, Bloomsbury, London