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Cadogan Hall

Performance Dates and Times:
Thursday, July 26, 2018
07:30 pm

Mass in Blue - Todd
Songs and Sonnets from Shakespeare - Shearing
After Shakespeare - Lee

Chris Lee and Friends
Ivor Setterfield

Soprano: Joanna Forbes L'Estrange

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Tickets available at the Cadogan Hall Box Office

Noted for its skilful and entertaining writing of a jazz form of the liturgy, the popular Mass in Blue was premiered in 2003 and described by Will Todd as a real watershed work in which he can truly express himself. In contrast the Choir features George Shearing’s delightful “collaboration” with Shakespeare, written because “we enjoyed working together so much!”

Finally, pianist, composer and songwriter, Chris Lee, has written a jazz instrumental suite inspired by the Shakespearean texts used in Shearing’s Songs & Sonnets. He is joined by Luke Annesley (alto sax) Joe Pettitt (bass) and Rod Youngs (drums).

 


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