From Byrd to Bacharach - and Bach: Ex Cathedra

From Byrd to Bacharach - and Bach: Ex Cathedra
Date and time
21 Nov 2023 (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

The Bradshaw Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR


£5 Under 18s / Students

Booking Information

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Portraits of William Byrd, Benjamin Britten and Burt Bacharach with vocal quartet on geometric pattern

From Byrd to Bacharach - and Bach: Ex Cathedra and RBC Scholars

Jeffrey Skidmore conductor

Programme includes:
Byrd Ave verum corpus
Purcell Jehovah, quam multi sunt hostes mei
Britten Hymn to St Cecilia
Howells Take him Earth for cherishing
Bacharach Anyone who had a heart

Discover the stars of the future as we celebrate the fifth anniversary of our Student Scholars scheme with a journey from the Renaissance to the greatest hits of recent decades, plus iconic works from two of the giants of 20th century British music. Britten’s immortal tribute to the patron saint of music is heard alongside Howells's Take him Earth for cherishing - dedicated to John F Kennedy, who was assassinated 60 years ago on St Cecilia’s Day.

Running time is approx. two hours including interval