The Sixteen: The Choral Pilgrimage 2022

World renowned choir The Sixteen return with their annual Choral Pilgrimage, this year entitled 'An Old Belief'.

Hubert Parry’s Songs of Farewell must surely rank among some of the finest choral works ever written. Deeply affected by the First World War, Parry sought poetry that would reflect not only peace and unity and the search for a better world, but also an escape from the horrors of war.

The poems Parry chose to set are sublime, be they metaphysical poetry by John Donne and Henry Vaughan or the aching beauty of Thomas Campion’s verse. Perfectly complimenting the rich sonority of Parry’s Songs are three short pieces by Campion, a selection of medieval carols and a new work by Cecilia McDowall.
19.30 - 21.00

£7.50 - £30.00 (Discounts Available)
Wells Cathedral, Cathedral Grn, Wells, Somerset BA5 2UE
Fri 9 September
Contact telephone: 02079363420 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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