The Revenge

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Summer concert and party – feedback from Simon

The Summer term is always a smaller event but often produces an excellent musical outcome and this year was no exception. At the suggestion of a choir member, we learned and performed The Revenge, a setting of a Tennyson poem by the Irish composer Charles Villiers Stanford. The work tells the story of a naval [...]

By |2018-07-03T13:47:57+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Season 2017-2018|Comments Off on Summer concert and party – feedback from Simon

Programme for the Summer term 2018

Our summer programme will comprise works by Charles Villiers Stanford, including his stirring maritime choral work The Revenge: A Ballad of the Fleet, which sets to music a poem by Tennyson describing the sea battle in 1591 between a warship commanded by Sir Richard Grenville and a vastly larger Spanish fleet.  We also hope to [...]

By |2018-07-03T12:15:19+00:00March 8th, 2018|Season 2017-2018|Comments Off on Programme for the Summer term 2018