Choir of King’s College, Cambridge

Monday 16th July 2018, 7:30pm


Choir of King’s College, Cambridge

Venue: St Mary's Cathedral

St. Mary’s Cathedral is delighted and privileged to welcome the world famous Choir of King’s College, Cambridge to Limerick. They will be performing in St Mary’s Cathedral as part of the year-long celebrations of the 850th anniversary of the foundation of the cathedral.

This concert is the highlight of the venue’s musical programme in this special year. The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge is especially known to millions worldwide through its annual  broadcast of a Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. The Choir’s international fame and reputation, enhanced by an extensive recording catalog, has led to invitations to perform around the world.

Programme:

Gibbons – Verse anthems (to include See, the Word is incarnate and This is the record of John) (with organ)

Weir – Illuminare, Jerusalem

Simon Preston – Organ solo – Alleluyas

E.W. Naylor – Vox dicentis, clama

Interval

Parry – I know my soul hath power and Lord, let me know mine end (Songs of Farewell 2 & 6)

Elgar  – Psalm 48

Howells – Organ solo – Psalm Prelude Set I No. 1

Vaughan Williams – Lord, thou has been our refuge

Parry – Never weather-beaten sail and My soul, there is a country (Songs of Farewell and 1)

      

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