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A Very British Rivalry

Sheffield Chorale & Stewart Campbell
Group type: Choruses
  • Saturday 30 June
    7.30 – 9.45pm
Ticket typeCost
under 16'sfree

Elgar and Stanford, rivals in the Edwardian music scene, battle it out in this unusual presentation of choral music

The Sheffield Chorale presents for its Patrons' concert an unusual collection of music composed in the Edwardian era. It is acknowledged that Edward Elgar and Charles Villiers Stanford quarrelled in 1904 and barely spoke to each other, whereas Elgar had the greatest respect for Hubert Parry. It is these three musical giants who composed the music for this concert, providing, in spite of their rivalry, an evening of pleasure and rich British choral music.

Please note: additional parking will be available in King Edward's school car park, across the road from the church.

Tickets are available from, on the door, or by calling 07816 062905. Refreshments will be included in the ticket price.


  • Elgar: Te Deum and Benedictus
  • Elgar: Great is the Lord
  • Elgar: Give unto the Lord
  • Elgar: The Spirit of the Lord is upon me
  • Elgar: O Salutaris Hostia
  • Stanford: Magnificat
  • Stanford: Praise to the Lord
  • Stanford: In Thee is Gladness
  • Stanford: Pray that Jerusalem
  • Stanford: Purest and Highest
  • Stanford: Let us with a gladsome mind
  • Stanford: O for a closer walk with God
  • Parry: I was glad when they said unto me

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