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"The ravening clouds shall not long be victorious" - Vaughan Williams Sea Symphony

Sheffield Oratorio Chorus, Alan Eost , Northern Chamber Orchestra & Alwyn Mellor
Group type: Choruses
  • Saturday 23 November
    7.30 – 9.45pm
Ticket typeCost
Full price£17
Concessions£15
Students and under 16£5

Walt Whitman's visionary verse set to music in Vaughan Williams's Sea Symphony

This concert brings together words from two great devotional and visionary writers; Walt Whitman and George Herbert set to music by Vaughan Williams. The Sea Symphony is a work of great visionary rapture and the 5 mystical songs embody the spirituality of Herbert's simple, devotional poems.

We are pleased to be singing with Baritone Julian Van Mellaerts who represented New Zealand in this year's Cardiff singer of the world. He is joined by the soprano Alwyn Mellor in what promises to be a special evening of music.

Performers

Sheffield Oratorio Chorus, Alan Eost (Conductor), Northern Chamber Orchestra, Alwyn Mellor (Soprano) and Julien Van Mellaerts (Baritone)

Programme

  • Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony
  • Vaughan Williams: 5 Mystical Songs

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