Friday Noontime Recitals – October 5th

Friday, Oct 5, 2018

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

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Music at St. Andrew’s is pleased to announce the launch of latest series of Friday Noontime Recitals.  On Friday, October 5, baritone, Norman Brown and pianist Frederic Lacroix return to St. Andrews to present a programme featuring art song in English from three major composers from two different countries (United States and Great Britain), set to words from various writers and poets.  There will also be piano solos by three composers representing two countries (England, Australia).


Please join us for great music on Friday at 12:10.  Admission is free, with opportunity for voluntary donations at the door.


Here is the program:


Sure on this shining night (Words – James Agee)                 Samuel Barber

I hear an army (Words – James Joyce)                                 Samuel Barber
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Green Ways                                                                          John Ireland
The Cherry Tree
The Palm and May
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Songs of the Sea

Trade Winds (Words – John Masefield)                     Frederick Keel

The Ships of Arcady (Words – Francis Ledwidge)     Michael Head

Sea Fever (Words – John Masefield)                         John Ireland
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Heart’s Ease (from Three Lyrics)                                          Frank Bridge

Shepherd’s Hey                                                                    Percy Grainger
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To A Poet                                                                              Gerald Finzi

To a Poet a Thousand Years Hence (Words – James Elroy Flecker)

On Parent Knees (Words – Attributed Sir William Jones)

Intrada (Words – Thomas Traherne)

The Birthnight ( Words – Walter de la Mare)

June on Castle Hill (Words – F. L. Lucas)

Ode on the rejection of St. Cecilia (Words – George Barker)


Music at St. Andrew’s media sponsor is Classical 96.3 FM


Event Location

St. Andrew’s Church
78 Simcoe Street
Toronto, ON M5J 1W9

Registration is closed for this event.

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