Songs of Farewell
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25 May 2018— 25 May 2018

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Songs of Farewell

Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula


Tower of London, EC3N 4AB

A concert of music based around the Songs of Farewell by Hubert Hastings Parry (d. 1918), which will be interlaced with newly commissioned choral works by five contemporary composers from Ireland (Rhona Clarke, David Coonan, Séamas de Barra, Eoghan Desmond and Anne-Marie O’Farrell) in response to Parry’s music.

The concert has been devised in association with the Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland and will be performed by the Choir of the Chapels Royal, HM Tower of London under the musical direction of Irish diaspora member and choral conductor Colm Carey.