Boxgrove Choral Festival 2018

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It consisted of four events:

 

  • Mon
    27
    Aug
    2018

    Choral Evensong

    5.30pm

    Boxgrove Priory, West Sussex

    This service opened the inaugural Boxgrove Choral Festival and featured the world premiere of Nunc Dimittis by Piers Connor Kennedy.

    • Responses - Radcliffe
    • Psalms 127-129
    • Magnificat - Giles Swayne
    • Nunc Dimittis - Piers Connor Kennedy (world premiere performance)
    • The Deer's Cry - Arvo Pärt
  • Mon
    27
    Aug
    2018

    Sung Compline

    8.30pm

    Boxgrove Priory, West Sussex

    Sung in candlelight, the following music was sung at this most atmospheric of services:

    • Tebye Poyem - Rachmaninov 
    • Phos Hilaron - Owain Park
    • Denn er hat seinen Engeln - Mendelssohn
    • Keep me as the apple of an eye - Neil Cox
    • Nunc Dimittis - Rachmaninov
    • Octche Nash - Golovanov
    • Bring us, O Lord God - Harris
  • Tue
    28
    Aug
    2018

    Sung Mass

    10.00am

    Boxgrove Priory, West Sussex

    Music at this morning service included:

    • Sedebit Dominus Rex - Sir James MacMillan
    • Mass for Five Voices - William Byrd
    • Upheld by stillness - Owain Park
  • Wed
    29
    Aug
    2018

    Festival Concert 2018

    7.30pm

    Boxgrove Priory, West Sussex

    Read a review of this concert here.

    • Sedebit Dominus Rex - Sir James MacMillan
    • Nesciens Mater - Jean Mouton
    • O Maria, vernans rosa - Neil Cox
    • Sanctus & Benedictus a 5 - William Byrd
    • Upheld by stillness - Owain Park
    • Antiphon - Herbert Howells
    • Magnificat - Giles Swayne
    • Tebye Poyem - Rachmaninov
    • Nunc Dimittis - Rachmaninov
    • Bogoroditse Dyevo - Rachmaninov
    • Octche Nash - Golovanov
    • The Wings of the Wind - Owain Park