A CLARE BENEDICTION by The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge University

5th September  Concert Hall, City Hall 8pm

 A Clare Benediction: Music from across the centuries with the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge and Conductor Graham Ross.


Tickets are available from all Urbtix outlets commencing 13th June.


WILLIAM BYRD (1539/40–1623Laudibus in sanctis

*HENRY PURCELL (1659–95) Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei

BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913–76) Hymn to St Cecilia 

*JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685–1750) Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf

JONATHAN HARVEY (1939–2012) Come Holy Ghost 

*HEINRICH SCHÜTZ (1585–1672) Deutsches Magnificat 

GUSTAV HOLST (1874–1934) Nunc dimittis 


GILES SWAYNE (b. 1946) Magnificat 

*HERBERT HOWELLS (1892–1983) The fear of the Lord 

PIERRE VILLETTE (1926–98) Hymne a la Vierge 

BENJAMIN BRITTEN arr. HARVEY BROUGH (b. 1959) Corpus Christi Carol 

*EDGAR BAINTON (1880–1956) And I saw a new heaven 

WILLLIAM HARRIS (1883–1973) Faire is the heaven 

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872–1958) Through bushes and through briars

MICHAEL TIPPETT (1905–98) Steal away

GEORGE GERSHWIN (1898–1937) arr. GRAHAM ROSS (b. 1985) Summertime

MARVIN HAMLISCH (1944–2012)/CAROLE BAYER SAGER (b. 1947) arr. JIM CLEMENTS (b. 1983) Nobody does it better 

WARD SWINGLE (1927–2015) Country Dances

*JOHN RUTTER (b. 1945) A Clare Benediction