The inspired, commanding singing that followed created the perfect ending and underscored what must surely go down as Henley Choral Society’s finest hour.
Trevor Howell, Henley Standard (Bach St John Passion)
Sat29Jun20197:30 pmChrist Church Centre, Henley-on-Thames. RG9 1AGWelcome to all the Pleasures - Join Henley Choral Society for their popular Summer performance on Saturday 29th June at the Christ Church Centre, Henley at 7.30pm. Enjoy a wonderful evening of music including Purcell’s ‘Welcome to all the Pleasures’ written in honour of Saint Cecilia, Patron Saint of music and Elgar’s ‘From the Bavarian Highlands’ which he wrote to remember his family holiday in the region. The choir will be joined by the up and coming Bell String Quartet and the talented David Smith on piano.Tickets £18 for adults and £5 for under 18s.Other music includes:
My mind to me a kingdom is and Ave Verum Corpus Byrd
The Silver Swan GibbonsNow is the month of maying MorleyThe Bluebird Stanford
Never weather-beaten sail Campion
Fair Phyllis John Farmer
I know my soul hath power Parry