Chichester Cathedral Connections: Singing the Psalms, spring concert 2016

The program will include:

  • Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms (listen to a sample)
  • Two of  G.F. Handel’s Coronation Anthems, The King Shall Rejoice and Let Thy Hand be Strengthened.
  • Gustav Holst’s Psalm 148  (listen to a sample)
  • Some motets by Thomas Weelkes

The Chichester tie-ins?  Bernstein was commissioned to write Chichester Psalms by the cathedral, the Handel pieces are performed there quite often, Weelkes was an organist there (400 years ago!) and Holst is even buried there.

This concert will be May 3, 2016 7:309pm at Shryock Auditorium, SIU Carbondale

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