The Godolphin Vocal Ensemble makes its Brandenburg Choral Festival of London debut with this fascinating concert of twentieth- and twenty-first-century music for upper voices. The programme will include music by Benjamin Britten and Bob Chilcott, as well as the London premieres of works by Douglas Coombes and Carol Jones, and the world premiere of Lux Aeterna by Olivia Sparkhall, the ensemble’s conductor. Acclaimed young pianist Christopher Guild, will provide piano accompaniment and interludes by Judith Weir, Ottorino Respighi and Ralph Vaughan Williams. Join us in the delightful surroundings of the famous Actor’s Church, St Paul’s Covent Garden, for this innovative programme sung by some of the country’s finest young voices.
Bob Chilcott | Like a Singing Bird
Douglas Coombes | How a little girl danced
John Gardner | Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Bob Chilcott | For him all stars have shone
Carol Jones | All shall be well
Olivia Sparkhall | Lux Aeterna
Benjamin Britten | Gloria from Missa Brevis in D
Douglas Coombes | Gloria from Godolphin Missa Brevis
Gordon Jacob | Brother James’s Air
Carol Barratt | Praise the Lord
Patrick Hadley | I sing of a Maiden
Godolphin Vocal Ensemble
Olivia Sparkhall — Conductor
Tickets £23 (premium) £18 (unreserved) £5 (children) — book online now!
Our premium tickets include a reserved seat (this differs per venue according to acoustic, but is usually 3–5 rows from the front, near the centre aisle), a programme, and a voucher for a drink which can be redeemed either before the concert or during the interval.