Ellie Slorach – director
Paul Whittaker – British Sign Language interpreter
A programme celebrating love in all its forms with a particular focus on LGBTQ+ groups.
Abbie BetinisLove is Love is Love is Love Listen Derri Joseph LewisSomething Exciting Listen Morten Lauridsen Six ‘Firesongs’ on Italian Renaissance Poems: No 1 Ov’è, lass’, il bel viso?Listen Carlo GesualdoMoro, lasso, al mio duolo Listen Mari Esabel ValverdeBefore SpringListen Claudio MonteverdiSì ch’io vorrei morireListen Morten Lauridsen Six ‘Firesongs’ on Italian Renaissance Poems: No 6 Se per havervi, oime Listen Alex GrovesStream & Pool Peretti/Creatore/Weiss arr Alan Billingsley Can’t Help Falling in LoveListen Gerald FinziMy Spirit Sang All Day Listen William WaltonSet Me As A Seal Upon Thine Heart Listen Kristina Arakelyan Two Love Songs: No 2 A Birthday Percy GraingerMo Nighean Dubh Listen John FarmerFair Phyllis Listen Traditional Improvisation – Greensleeves Thomas MorleyNow Is The Month of MayingListen James MacMillanLassie, Wad Ye Loe Me?Listen Mari Esabel ValverdeBest WishesListen
Join Kantos Choir for a performance that charts the course of true love, which never did run smooth. Interspersing choral works and poetry by old romantics and young lovers, Kantos will melt your heart with love songs – no crooning though, promise!
The concert features works by contemporary composers Derri Joseph Lewis, Alex Groves, and Mari Esabel Valverde, who all share fresh perspectives on LGBTQ+ lives and lovers.
Come celebrate love, loving and being loved. After all, love is all you need.
This concert is BSL interpreted by leading British Sign Language interpreter of classical music, Paul Whittaker OBE