Music - Thursday 27 June
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12.45pm I Schools Concert
Folk on a String
Nonesuch Orchestra with Robert Hodge conductor and Jennifer Thorn leader. Music for strings inspired by folk songs and dances from Britain and beyond, including music by Holst, Warlock, Rutter and the Strauss family.
All ages welcome (particularly suited to 3 to 11-year-olds).

7.45pm I The Sixteen
An Immortal Legacy
Harry Christophers conductor. The Sixteen perform some of the best-loved classics of Tudor and Jacobean church music and madrigals together with popular modern pieces in an evening of unaccompanied choral music by Tallis, Morley, Gibbons, Byrd and James MacMillan. Also included are Tippett Spirituals from A Child of Our Time and Britten Choral Dances from Gloriana. Founded 33 years ago by Harry Christophers – a regular guest conductor for many major orchestras and opera companies worldwide – The Sixteen, recognised as one of the world’s greatest vocal ensembles, is heard regularly on the BBC and has been designated ‘the Voices of Classic FM’. The ensemble tours throughout Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas and recently released its 100th title on its own record label, CORO.
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