Promenade Concert at The National Gallery

Friday 13 May 2016
6:00 PM

The Choir of St Pancras Church presents a programme of music focusing on Martyrdom and Eternity. At the centre of this programme is one of Britten's finest works for unaccompanied choir, Hymn to St Cecilia. Around this are works by a diverse array of contemporary British composers, including the premiere performance of Philip Cooke's setting of the Prayer of St Alban. Music by Cooke, Gabriel Jackson, Jonathan Done, Britten, Antony Pitts, Julian Anderson and Francis Pott.

The National Gallery
Trafalgar Square
London WC2N 5DN

Martyrdom and Eternity

The Choir of St Pancras Church, London

Director: Christopher Batchelor

Free entry

 

Programme

Alban, in memoriam – Philip Cooke

Peace, my heart – Gabriel Jackson

Into Thy Hands I commend my Spirit – Jonathan Dove

Hymn to St Cecilia – Benjamin Britten

In my Father’s House – Antony Pitts

I saw Eternity – Julian Anderson

The Souls of the Righteous are in the Hand of God – Francis Pott

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