They are at Rest: A Remembrance of the 1918 Armistice

They are at Rest: A Remembrance of the 1918 Armistice

English conductor Guy Protheroe returns to direct Cappella Romana in a moving concert of sacred works by British composers to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of the Great War.

FREE pre-concert talk and discussion with Guy Protheroe 1 hour prior to each performance.

Memorial poppies from the American Legion will be available at each performance.

Veterans and their families can purchase 2-for-1 tickets (buy one, get one FREE) to this concert by calling the Cappella Romana Box Office at 503-236-8202.

Student tickets are $15, available at the door only with a valid student ID card. Limit 2 per student ID.

PROGRAM They are at Rest

Sir C. Hubert H. PARRY: Songs of Farewell (complete)

1. “My soul, there is a country”
2. “I know my soul hath power to know all things”
3. “Never weather-beaten sail”
4. “There is an old belief”
5. “At the round earth’s imagined corners”
6. “Lord, let me know mine end”

Ivor GURNEY: Since I Believe (1925) North American premiere

and

Gustav HOLST: Nunc dimittis, The Evening Watch
Ralph VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Valiant for truth
Sir William H. HARRIS: Faire is the heaven
Sir Arthur SULLIVAN: The long day closes

 

 

Artists on this Program

Guy Protheroe

Guy Protheroe, guest director

Guy Protheroe was a boy chorister at Canterbury Cathedral and a music scholar at Magdalen College, Oxford. In the 1970s he formed his own contemporary music group, Spectrum, with whom he toured Europe and the USA and made a number… Read More…

PERFORMANCES

Seattle

Friday, 9 November, 8:00 PM

Portland

Sunday, 11 November, 2:00 PM

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