Charles Wood 150
Wednesday 15th June at 8pm
The Royal School, Armagh
Reception on arrival: Drinks and canapés
Talk on the life and times of Charles Wood by Professor Jeremy Dibble, Durham University
Jeremy Dibble has been Lecturer in Music at both University College, Cork, Ireland and University of Durham as well as Head of Music Department, University of Durham. Professor Dibble has written widely on British music of the Victorian, Edwardian, and Georgian eras, has written articles for numerous periodicals, journals, and dictionaries, and has acted as editorial consultant on the music of Parry and Stanford for various recording companies, including Hyperion, Conifer, Priory, and Nimbus, as well as the BBC.
This will be interspersed with some of Wood's best-loved choral music, together with lesser-known gems, performed by the Charles Wood Ensemble. They will be directed by Ian Keatley.
Hail, gladdening light (choir)
This joyful Eastertide (choir)
Nunc Dimittis in Bb (choir)
Come, sleep (choir - partsong)
Ethiopia saluting the colours (in Musica Britannica Vol. LVI) Solo Song - Baritone
O Lord rebuke me not (choir)
Details of the Charles Wood 150 Festival in August will also be released at the event.