Ipswich Choral Society – Britten ‘Ceremony of Carols’

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Date(s) - 02/12/2017
7:30 pm

The Great School, Ipswich School



Ipswich Choral Society
Music for a Winter Evening

Robin Walker – ICS Music Director
Harp: Helen Sharp   Piano: William Baldry

Britten – Ceremony of Carols
and works by  Bax, Rachmaninov, Stevie Wishart

Britten’s ‘Ceremony of Carols’ accompanied by harp is the finale for Ipswich Choral Society’s first
concert of their 2017-18 season, featuring a delightful programme of music for a winter evening.

As well as the Britten, Sergei Rachmaninov’s beautiful setting of ‘Ave Maria’ from The Vespers,
an arrangement of the traditional Welsh folk song ‘David of the White Rock
(Dafydd y Garreg Wen)’ by Arnold Bax and ‘Winter’ by Stevie Wishart, written for
Ipswich Choral Society in 2014, are some of the pieces to be performed.
Ipswich Choral Society is delighted to welcome harpist Helen Sharp, who has guested as
Principal Harpist with most of the UK Symphony and Chamber Orchestras and pianist
William Baldry, Assistant Director of Music at St Mary-le-Tower, to perform with us.

Date/Time: Saturday, 2 December 2017   Venue: Great School, Ipswich School.
Concert tickets: incl. programme & refreshments, £15  u16’s/students £7.50
Peter Edwards: ICS Ticket Line: 01473 625208 / email: edwardspg@waitrose.com
Online at Eventbrite  or from members of ICS

Interval refreshments provided by Creative Cooks

ICS website: www.ipswichchoralsociety.org

Dec 2nd 17_ Advent Concert poster