Thursday 17 May 2018, 7.30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London
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Ivor Setterfield conductor
Ashley Riches baritone
Parry I was glad
Ravel Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2
Respighi Pini di Roma
Walton Belshazzar's Feast
Barts Choir present Parry's spinetingling setting of I Was Glad, originally written for the coronation of King Edward VII and Walton's Belshazzar's Feast scored for large orchestra, offstage brass, organ and double choir. In between, Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé suite and Respighi’s Pines of Rome conjure up the worlds of Greek myth and ancient Rome.
This concert is presented by Barts Choir.