Handel Dixit Dominus Alexander L'EstrangeVive la Velorution!
Commissioned for the grand depart in Yorkshire of the 2014 Tour de France, this collection of entertaining songs, some new, some arranged, celebrates all aspects of bicycles and cycling. This first performance outside Yorkshire will be accompanied by Alexander L'Estrange's own 'Call Me All' jazz quintet. Download a flyer.
Celebrate your winnings with an entertaining evening of racing-inspired songs including Camptown Races, Ragtime Jockey Man (IrvingBerlin), Riding a Raid and more. All performed by the flamboyant Canadian actress-singer Patricia Hammond, Matt Redman (banjo and guitar) and St Cecilia Chorus.
We mark Bach's 330th birthday with a performance of two of his Cantatas in the wonderful acoustic of St Andrew's Churchin Cheam. Laurie Ashworth (soprano) makes a very welcome return to sing the thrilling Cantata 51 with it's virtuouso trumpet part and the American Spirituals from Tippett's oratorio 'A Child of our Time' provide complete contrast.