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Portsmouth Festival Choir Summer Concert: Rutter – Mass for the Children

Sat 2 Jun 2018 7:30pm

Portsmouth Cathedral

Booking Details: Tickets - £12, £10. Students and under 18s - free from

For further details see the Portsmouth Festival Choir website.

Portsmouth Festival Choir

Conductor: Thomas Neal

Organist: Mark Dancer

With Castle Primary School Choir, Portchester

Programme to include:

Rutter – Mass of the Children
Vaughan Williams – Five Mystical Songs
Holst – Three Festival Choruses

Mass of the Children is a major work from John Rutter; it is a non-liturgical Missa Brevis, with the traditional Latin and Greek Mass text interwoven with several English poems, including William Blake’s The Lamb. The Five Mystical Songs form a sequence of devotional poems by George Herbert, mingling reflective humility with joyous triumph.

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