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Pilgrim Congregational Church

A Mostly English Holiday

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A Mostly English Holiday

Time & Location

Dec 15, 2019, 3:00 PM

Pilgrim Congregational Church, 533 MA-28, Harwich Port, MA 02646, USA

About the event

The CCCO takes a trip over seas with more beautiful English music for strings. Ralph Vaughan-Williams' Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis was inspired by this English Renaissance composer, creating a work featuring many of our musicians from the orchestra. Johann Christian Bach (the son of famed Johann Sebastian Bach) was best known as the "London" Bach, as he reached much success as a composer in England. The CCCO will perform his Sinfonia in G minor.

Peter Warlock will entertain us with his Capriol Dances (1926), and prepare to be serenaded by Sir Edward Elgar himself.

Join us for a 2:15 PM pre-concert talk, followed by the performance at 3 PM.

PROGRAM:

ELGAR Serenade for Strings

J.C. BACH Sinfonia in G minor

VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

WARLOCK Capriol Suite

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