Tickets: £12 ('early bird' discount until 3rd July) / £15 | £10 (students). No fee for online bookings.
Londinium closes its tenth-anniversary season with a delicious selection of music celebrating the great outdoors. Beautiful partsongs by Elgar, Delius, Vaughan Williams, Ireland and Sterndale Bennett rub shoulders with superb recent works by Nicholas Maw, Cecilia McDowall, Bernard Rose and James MacMillan. Completing this delightful programme are Mendelssohn's vivacious op.59 'Songs to be sung in the open air' and Britten's classic Five Flower Songs.
A glass of wine will be served in the interval.
John Ireland: The Hills
Bernard Rose: The spacious firmament on high
Cecilia McDowall: The skies in their magnificence
Edward Elgar: The Shower
William Sterndale Bennett: Come, live with me
Felix Mendelssohn: Sechs Lieder im Freien zu singen, op. 59
Frederick Delius: On Craig Ddu
Ralph Vaughan Williams, arr. Jim Clements: The Vagabond (from Songs of Travel)
Nicholas Maw: One foot in Eden still, I stand
Edward Elgar: The Fountain
James MacMillan: The Gallant Weaver
Benjamin Britten: Five Flower Songs, op. 47