Forthcoming shows in Warwick

By IH Thursday 29 November 2012 Updated: 29/11 09:06

SAINT James's Singers are joined by guest narrator Jeffery Dench for a Christmas concert at St Mary's Church in Warwick on December 20.

The concert will include Benjamin Britten's Hymn to the Virgin, works by Vaughan Williams, John Rutter and William Walton, while Mr Dench will recite Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy's poem The Christmas Truce.

Tickets are available from the Bridge House Theatre box office on 01926 776438.

PASSAMEZZO presents To Shorten Winter's Sadness at Warwick's Lord Leycester Hospital on Sunday December 16.

The festive programme of 16th and 17th century music, words and song consists of ballads, lutesongs, carols, consort music, madrigals and readings and follows the religious calendar from Advent to the beginning of Lent.

It will include music by Byrd, Campion, East, Gibbons, Hume, Peerson and Weelkes.

Tickets, priced £12 (£8 concessions), are available via www.ticketsource.co.uk/passamezzo or on the door. The concert starts at 7.30pm.

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