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Music for Lent - Purcell

Thou Knowest Lord the Secrets of Our Hearts by the great English baroque composer Henry Purcell (1659-1695) is the introit for Sunday morning at All Saints Fulham Church… 197 more words

All Saints Fulham

Listen: A Fairy Queen in the Forest

This summer we’re bringing Musical Rumpus: A Fairy Queen in the Forest back to Spitalfields. Enter a world of fairies and fantastic animals in a magical forest, full of sounds and colours to explore. 51 more words


Lenten Music & Henry Purcell

“Remember not, Lord, our offences,” by Henry Purcell. From Purcell: Choral Works, Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, directed by Timothy Brown.


Cold Genius

Consider Camelot. And this, the gently romantic title song as performed by Richard Burton.

In the show it’s sung by King Arthur, naturally, and you couldn’t imagine a musical about Camelot in which Arthur, Guinevere and Lancelot don’t have the pick of the songs to sing. 295 more words

My First Opera: Dido & Aeneas

This is the first opera I have ever been to (and heard) before. I don’t know much at all about opera as a result, so take these views as those from an uneducated audience member’s perspective. 359 more words

Theatre Review

Dido & Aeneas - a St Peter's Music Society production

by Matthew Hull

William Butler Yeats once described Oxford in such terms: “So beautiful one almost expects the people to sing instead of speaking.”

“It is like an opera,” he said, and on Wednesday evening (4th February) his words were realised somewhat with the St Peter’s Music Society production of Dido & Aeneas. 535 more words