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Britten Canticle III

NCEM, York
Saturday 9 February 7:00pm

Adults £16.00 | Concessions £14.00 | Students £3.00
Orpheus Britannicus: A celebration of Benjamin Britten

Please note that online booking is no longer available but tickets can be bought on the door from one hour before the performance.
 
Including 6.15pm pre-concert discussion: Sing English Song with Stephen Varcoe (free of charge as part of the 7.00pm performance).
 
Songs by Britten, Grainger
 
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