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From your ever loving son, Jack

Joshua Ellicott & Paul Janes
  • Thursday 29 November
    7.30 – 9.30pm
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Pay What You Thinkfree

Surprising and deeply moving stories from a wartime soldier


Follow the story of young war volunteer, Jack Ellicott, on his difficult journey from initial training to the Battle of the Somme through his letters tracing the joys and sorrows of life as an ordinary soldier.

Featuring the enchanting voice of tenor Joshua Ellicott (Jack’s great-nephew) and pianist Paul Janes. Songs by Bridge, Ireland and Debussy are interspersed with dramatic readings from the letters sent by the 19-year-old Jack to his parents.

This is a Pay What You Think concert: you pay nothing to attend the concert and then are asked to ‘pay what you think’ once the concert is finished. Payments can be made by cash or text message. Front of House staff will be around to help with any questions you might have.

Performers

Joshua Ellicott (tenor) and Paul Janes (pianist)

Programme

  • Frank Bridge: Journey's End
  • Gerald Finzi: Budmouth Dears
  • John Ireland: The Encounter
  • Haydn Wood: Roses of Picardy
  • Frank Bridge: A Vigil (piano solo)
  • Francis Poulenc: Bleuet
  • Frank Bridge: Thy Hand in Mine
  • Claude Debussy: Noel des Enfants
  • Claude Debussy : Des pas sur la neige (piano solo)
  • Reynaldo Hahn: The Stars
  • James Macmillan: The Children
  • John Ireland: Spring Sorrow

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