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The Worcester Chorus — The English Cathedral

Friday, November 8, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

WESLEY METHODIST CHURCH

The English Cathedral

Chris Shepard, director
Mark Mummert, organ

Adult: $25
Student: $15
Youth: $7.50

Program

Works by Parry, Stanford, Vaughan Williams, & more

Fresh from their summer tour of English cathedrals, the Worcester Chorus will perform works from the rich Anglican musical heritage, including pieces by Parry, Stanford, Vaughan Williams and other major British composers. They will be accompanied by the Chorus’ new accompanist, Mark Mummert, on the church’s majestic Skinner organ.

Program to feature:

I Was Glad — Charles Hubert Hastings Parry
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis in F — Alfred Herbert Brewer
Ave Verum Corpus — Edward Elgar
These are they which follow the Lamb — John Goss
How Lovely are the Messengers — Felix Mendelssohn
Turn Back, O Man — Gustav Holst
O How Amiable — Ralph Vaughan Williams

Jubilate Deo — Benjamin Britten
Thou Knowest, Lord — Henry Purcell
Thou Visitest the Year — Maurice Greene
Nunc Dimittis in C — Charles Villiers Stanford
Teach Me, O Lord — Thomas Attwood
Deck Thyself, My Soul, with Gladness — George Frideric Handel
Evening Hymn — Bob Chilcott
The Lily and the Rose — Bob Chilcott
For the Beauty of the Earth — John Rutter
With a Voice of Singing — Martin Shaw

 

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If there had been an extra silver crown available, this reviewer would have presented it to Dr. Shepard for leading … such an exciting performance.

—Joyce Tamer on performance of Verdi's requiem

worcester telegram

Chris Shepard

WORCESTER CHORUS
Artistic Director

Mark Mummert

WORCESTER CHORUS
Assistant Director, Organist

The Worcester Chorus

THE WORCESTER CHORUS
Ensemble

Details

Date:
Friday, November 8, 2019
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Organizer

Music Worcester

Venue

Wesley United Methodist Church
114 Main Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 01608 United States
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Phone:
5087994191
Website:
http://www.wesleyworc.org/