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Of Saints and Royals

Roger Isaacs, countertenor
Andrew Earle Simpson, piano
Gisèle Becker, Music Director

Hailed for adventurous programming under music director Gisèle Becker, Cantate Chamber Singers will perform OF SAINTS AND ROYALS: The Music of Henry Purcell and Benjamin Britten (Saturday, April 27, 7:30 p.m.). Join us for music of Britain's two greatest classical masters: Purcell, shining light of the Baroque period, and Britten, celebrated around the world this year on his centenary.

On the program: Purcell's My Heart is Inditing and Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, Britten's Hymn to St. Cecilia and Choral Dances from Gloriana, and Britten's realization of songs by Purcell, with acclaimed countertenor Roger Isaacs and Andrew Earle Simpson, piano.

Guests are invited to a post-concert reception!

Event begins at 7:30PM

Presented by: Cantate Chamber Singers

Categories: Music: Classical

Event Venue

St. John's Norwood Parish

6701 Wisconsin Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD
  • Saturday, April 27, 2013

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