Sat, 02 Jul|
LCS - The Lark Ascending
An afternoon of folksong-inspired choral music in celebration of Vaughan Williams’ 150th anniversary. Followed by cream tea
Time & Location
02 Jul, 15:00
Leatherhead, St Mary And St Nicholas Church, Church Rd, Leatherhead KT22 8ND, UK
About the Event
Leatherhead Choral Society, conducted by their Musical Director Ian Assersohn, explores music inspired by folk song, including some rousing sea shanties, delightful melodies from around the British Isles, and culminating in a performance of Vaughan Williams' enchanting The Lark Ascending as a celebration of the composer's 150th anniversary.
The choir are joined by their regular pianist Gareth Giles and guest musician, violinist Emma Purslow.
After the concert the audience are invited to join the choir for a cream tea and cakes.
The programme includes:
Greensleeves: All For Me Grog: The Wellerman: A Drop O' Nelson's Blood: John Rutter's folksong suite The Sprig of Thyme and Ralph Vaughan Williams' The Lark Ascending (arranged by Paul Drayton)
Standard adult (unnumbered) seat. Ticket price includes afternoon tea. Programmes will be available to purchase for £2
Young Person (Under-16)
Young person's ticket. Includes refreshments.
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