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Dore Abbey
23rd – 29th July 2017
Dore Abbey is located in west Herefordshire in the beautiful Golden Valley, just a short distance from the Welsh border. Dating from 1147 it is a former Cistercian abbey that would once have rivalled many cathedrals for size. [More…]

Abbey Dore Week, 23rd – 29th July 2017
Evening events

On both Tuesday and Thursday evenings, the Consort will sing the beautiful service of Compline.

Tuesday 25th July, 8.15 pm – Dore Abbey
Mark Opstad will give a recital of piano music – No charge.
The service of Compline will follow, sung by the ECE Consort and directed by the ECE conducting students.

Thursday 27th July, 9.15 pm – Dore Abbey
The service of Compline, sung by the ECE Consort and directed by the ECE conducting students.

Friday 28th July, 9.00 pm – Dore Abbey
Concert given by the ECE Scholars. Tickets available on the door – £7.00

Saturday, 29 July, 7.30 pm – Dore Abbey
Tickets available on the door – £8.00
In the climax of the week’s events, Paul Spicer directs the ECE choir in a performance that will feature the works learned in the week.

Harriet Hunter (Soprano) & Philip Lancaster (Baritone)

Byrd O quam gloriosum  
Weelkes O Lord arise  
John Blow God is our hope and strength  
Harold Darke An Hymn of Heavenly Beauty  
John Joubert This is the gate of the Lord  
John Joubert There is no rose  
John Joubert O Lorde, the maker of al thing  
Will Todd The Lord is my shepherd  
Bob Chilcott Pachelbel’s Canon (Rosa Mystica)  
Vaughan Williams O Clap your Hands  
Howells Collegium Regale (for Consort only)