Vivat Regina!

Sospiri are celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with a collection of sumptious choral music from A Garland for the Queen (1953), published at the time of the Coronation, and Choirbook for the Queen (2012), published this year to mark 60 years of Her Majesty’s reign.

8pm Saturday 30 June, 2012
Merton College Chapel, Oxford
Tickets: £12 (£8) available on the door
Advance booking: 07533 722996

Full programme:

From A Garland for the Queen:
Dance Clarion Air (Tippett)
Inheritance (Howells)
The Hills (Ireland)
White flowering days (Finzi)

Silence and Music (Vaughan Williams)

Domine, salvum fac (Duggan, new piece)

From Choirbook for the Queen:
In the stillness (Beamish)
Cradle Song (Causton)
To Morning (Jackson)
Ave Regina (McDowall)
Beatus (O’ Regan)
O Lord (Pott)
I My Best (Rutter)

O Lord make thy servant Elizabeth (Byrd)