Music for a Summer's Evening, St Mary’s, Thirsk

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St Mary's Church

Kirkgate

Thirsk

YO7 1PR

United Kingdom

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Celebrate the music of summer! Experience the heady passions of a glorious summer day through the exquisite genius of some of our finest romantic composers.

Funds raised through this concert will be in aid of St Mary’s Church Thirsk, the Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the Chapter House Choir.

Programme

Country Gardens, Grainger
Flower Songs, Britten
The Bluebird, Stanford
Marriage to my Lady Poverty, Chilcott

Organ Solo: Chanson de Nuit, Elgar

Three Shakespeare Songs, Vaughan Williams
The Shower, Elgar
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square, TP/Bell
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Summertime, Gershwin
To be sung of a summer night, Delius
Four Part-Songs, Elgar

Organ Solo: Toccata (Symphony No. 5 in F minor), Widor

Midsummer Song, Delius
i thank you God, Whitacre
The good-bye jazz, Cunningham


Chapter House Choir

Formed in 1965 to raise funds for the York Minster Appeal, the Chapter House Choir has built up a reputation as one of the North of England’s foremost amateur chamber choirs. Under the inspirational directorship of Ben Morris, the choir seeks to perform an eclectic range of beautiful yet challenging programmes from the whole range of the choral repertoire.

Musical Director - Benjamin Morris

Benjamin Morris is Assistant Director of Music at York Minster, accompanying and regularly conducting the choir in the Minster’s daily cycle of music, in concerts, tours and broadcasts, and assisting in the training of the boy and girl choristers. He is a prizewinning Fellow of the Royal College of Organists and is much in demand as a recitalist and continuo player. Ben has been Musical Director of the York-based Chapter House Choir since 2017.

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St Mary's Church

Kirkgate

Thirsk

YO7 1PR

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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