Michael Dore: 'A fabulous interpreter of any song in any style. A singer of beautiful tone and range and a delight to listen to' Ken Bruce, BBC Radio 2
Jacqueline Barron: 'Real passion and true quality from this wonderful singer' The Stage
Friday 17 June
St Giles-without-Cripplegate, 7:30pm
Tickets £25 (£12.50 under-25s)
International recording and concert artists Michael Dore and Jacqueline Barron - both former Swingle Singers - perform a specially curated programme entitled 'Essentially English' featuring music by Leslie Bricusse, John Barry, Tony Hatch, and Lennon & McCartney.
Among the many highlights will be settings of texts by Shakespeare and John Betjeman… words that inspired great composers to set them to music, from John Dankworth to Madeleine Dring to Nigel Hess. Including All the world’s a stage, If music be the food of love, Sigh no more, Oh mistress mine, and Song of a nightclub proprietress.
Programme to include songs by Leslie Bricusse, John Barry, Tony Hatch, Lennon & McCartney and more.
Michael Dore, vocalist
Jacqueline Barron, vocalist
John G Smith, piano/md
Eleanor Grant, bass/vocals
Details correct at time of publication and may be subject to change