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An English Garden

June 8, 9, 10, 2018

An a cappella program of treasures from the English choral tradition, ranging from the Renaissance to the 21st century. The featured works are Mass for Five Voices by Renaissance master William Byrd and a classic of the 20th-century repertoire, Herbert Howells’ Requiem. We round out the program with a set of madrigals and additional sacred and secular gems from several eras.

Read the program notes by artistic director Sanford Dole

Campbell
Fri, Jun 8, 8:00pm
Campbell United Methodist Church
1675 Winchester Blvd.
San Francisco
Sat, Jun 9, 8:00pm
St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church
500 DeHaro Street
Palo Alto
Sun, Jun 10, 4:30pm
All Saints Episcopal Church
555 Waverley St

Program
Henry PurcellI was glad
Thomas TallisIf ye love me
Orlando GibbonsHosanna to the Son of David
William ByrdMass for Five Voices
Thomas WeelkesSing we at pleasure
John WilbyeDraw on, sweet night
John FarmerFair Phyllis I Saw
John BennetWeep, O mine eyes
Thomas TomkinsSee, see the shepherd’s queen
intermission
Cecilia McDowallRegina Coeli
Edward ElgarThere is sweet music
Roxanna PanufnikKyrie after Byrd
Charles StanfordCoelos ascendit hodie
Herbert HowellsRequiem
Kenneth LeightonA Hymn to the Trinity