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Flowers of the Field

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St Giles Cripplegate

Fore Street

London

EC2Y 8DA

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Flowers of the Field

A programme of music poignantly harking back to a pastoral age devastated by the outbreak of the First World War, combined with settings of haunting war poetry. Includes the Shropshire lad song cycle and The banks of green willow by George Butterworth (killed at the Somme, 1916), Patrick Hawes’ moving setting of Wilfred Owen’s poem I know the music, and Vaughan Williams’ evergreen Lark ascending of 1914. The festival closes with Gerald Finzi’s affecting Requiem da camera, written in memory of friends and colleagues lost in the trenches, and expressing the grief of a nation.


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Capriol suite
Butterworth (orch. Roderick Williams) Songs from A Shropshire lad
Patrick Hawes I know the music
Butterworth The banks of green willow
Elgar Chanson de matin
Vaughan Williams The lark ascending
Finzi Requiem da camera


City of London Choir

London Mozart Players
Roderick Williams, baritone
Ruth Rogers, violin
Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor




£20 Unreserved seating (includes a glass of wine in the interval)

Special offer: 20% discount for groups of 4 or more

50% concession for Students




For information about other concerts in the 'Summer Music in City Churches' festival, please visit our website:

www.SummerMusicCityChurches.com

SUMMER MUSIC IN CITY CHURCHES

JUNE 2018: SWORDS AND PLOUGHSHARES

A new festival of beautiful music and words in stunning historic churches, marking 100 years since the end of the Great War






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