Minch Song Fest21

Minch Song Fest has now been and gone, but here are a few pictures to give you a flavour. You can also watch a video of snippets of the rehearsals here

This is the outline programme for 2021:

Friday August 27 at 8pm - Candlelit Compline

The ancient monastic office for the closing of the day, sung to music by Thomas Talls (c.1505 - 1585); music to include Tallis Te Lucis ante terminumNunc DimittisSancte Deus

Saturday August 28 a 11am - Choral Matins

Music by C17th and C18th composers William Hine (from Gloucester) and Henry Hall (from Hereford) are two underrated local composers. There will be an anthem by John Blow O Lord you have searched me out

Sunday August 29 at 10am - Mozart Mass

As part of the Parish Eucharist we will sing Mozart's Spaztenmesse accompanied by a small instrumental ensemble. 

Sunday August 29 at 5.30pm - Choral Evensong

The Festival closes with Choral Evensong featuring the music of the great Tudor composer William Byrd. 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is the full programme: