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St Pancras Church, London, NW1 2BA
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£12, £8 concessions
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Blow Your Trumpets: Arise, Arise

This concert celebrates Women in Music, featuring largely contemporary female composers.

The centrepiece of the evening is a setting of the poem Evensong by Irish-born poet Cherry Smyth, composed for, and in consultation with, the choir, by award-winning classical guitarist and composer Laura Snowden, as part of the Adopt-a-Composer scheme. Adopt a Composer is run by Making Music in partnership with Sound and Music, in association with BBC Radio 3, and funded by PRS Foundation and The Philip and Dorothy Green Music Trust.

The full programme is:

Kerry Andrew – O Lux Beata Trinitas
Williametta Spencer – At the round Earth’s imagined corners
Clara Schumann – Drei Gemischte Chöre
Hildegard Von Bingen – Caritas Abundat
Carlotta Ferrari – O Dulcissime Amator
Judith Weir – My Guardian Angel
Sally Beamish – In the stillness
Roxanna Panufnik – Prayer
Eleanor Daley – Upon your heart
Fanny Mendelssohn – Schweigend sinkt die Nacht
Elizabeth Poston – The Water of Tyne (SSA)
Libby Larsen – Hey Nonny No! (from Songs of Youth and Pleasure)
Chen Yi – Sakura, Sakura
Cecilia McDowall – Regina Caeli
Eleanor Daley – Grandmother Moon
Laura Snowden – Evensong

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