‘Under the wide and starry skies’

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  • Location: Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax

The Clothworkers Consort of Leeds presents a concert of a cappella English choral music, including the world premiere of ‘Under the wide and starry skies’ – settings of prayers written by Robert Louis Stevenson in Western Samoa –  and The Edward Thomas Quartet – settings of texts by World War I poet Edward Thomas and his wife Helen – both by Bradford-based composer Philip Henderson.

The evening will also feature selections from Parry’s ‘Songs of Farewell’ and music by Byrd, Tomkins, Wesley and Tippett.

 

Tickets:

  • Full price in advance – £11 (£12 on the day)
  • Concessions in advance – £9 (£10 on the day)