Following their successful appearance at the Summer Proms in the Park, Milton Keynes chamber choir, Polymnia are ready to delight audiences again with their Heavenly Spaces concert at the Church of Christ the Cornerstone, tomorrow, (November 2).
Polymnia will perform a varied selection of choral works across a wide range of ensembles from solo madrigals to anthems and sacred songs.
The programme includes Benjamin Britten’s masterful Hymn to the Virgin, William Harris anthems, Romantic composer Johannes Brahms’s Songs of Festival and Commemoration for double choir, Renaissance masterpiece, Byrd’s Laudibus in Sanctis, and a selection of secular Italian madrigals by Baroque composer, Claudio Monteverdi.
Polymnia, conducted by John Byron, who will also be at the piano, will be joined by cellist Gemma Rosefield, winner of the prestigious Pierre Fournier Award at Wigmore Hall in 2007, who will perform music for unaccompanied cello by Bach, Arvo Pärt and Sergei Rachmaninov.
The performance starts at 7.45 p.m. and tickets are £15 (concessions £12, students £5, child £2). See www.polymnia.org.uk for further information.