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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