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Britten Canticle I

NCEM, York
Saturday 9 February 12:30pm

Adults £14.00 | Concessions £13.00 | Students £3.00
Orpheus Britannicus: A celebration of Benjamin Britten

Please note that tickets are no longer available to buy online but can be bought on the door from one hour before the performance.
Songs by Vaughan Williams, Grainger, Britten

Yvonne Seymour soprano
Helena Daffern mezzo soprano
Adrian Thompson tenor
Stephen Varcoe bass
Peter Seymour piano
University of York Chamber Choir

Benjamin Britten is regarded as the greatest setter of English words since Purcell. In the 100th anniversary of his birth, the University's annual Song Day places him in the context of his contemporaries and teachers.
Day Saver £40.00 (concessions £35.00) Please call the box office on (01904) 658338 to book saver tickets (these cannot be booked online):
12.30pm Britten Canticle I: Songs by Vaughan Williams, Grainger, Britten
3.30pm Britten Canticle II: Folk song settings by Britten, Ireland, Vaughan Williams
6.15pm Pre-concert discussion: Sing English Song with Stephen Varcoe (free of charge as part of the 7.00pm performance)
7.00pm Britten Canticle III: Songs by Britten, Grainger