Hardynge Choir Spring Concert

7:30pm, Sat, 25 Mar 2023

  • Event Details
  • Type of event: Performance
    Start time: 7:30pm
    End time: 9:30pm
    Venue: High Street Methodist Church, High Street, Harpenden, AL5 2RU

    This concert features music by French composers working in Paris: they all knew one another and influenced or performed another's work. The concert opens in a mode of joy and celebration, includes Poulenc's popular and joyful Organ Concerto, and ends with Duruflé's beautiful Requiem with its sense of serene optimism.

    Lili Boulanger - Hymne au Soleil (1912)
    Francis Poulenc - Organ Concerto
    Gabriel Fauré - Pavane
    Maurice Duruflé - Requiem

    Jennifer Statham - Mezzo-soprano
    John Holland-Avery - Baritone

    Richard Hills - Organ
    Paean Orchestra

    Conducted by Rufus Frowde