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Hilary Davan Wetton © Clive Barda
Rachel Nicholls © David Shoukry
Thursday 15 June
Pantheon: Nelson Mass and Bliss Pastoral
St Giles-without-Cripplegate, 7:30pm
Tickets £25 (£12.50 under-25s & students)
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Bliss's rousing convocation of Greek deities, paired with Haydn's mighty Mass for Troubled Times, forever associated with Admiral Horatio Nelson. A feast of glorious music for the festival finale, and Hilary Davan Wetton's swansong with the City of London Choir after 34 years as its Music Director.
BLISS Pastoral: Lie Strewn the White Flocks
HAYDN Mass No. 11 in D minor, 'Nelson Mass'
City of London Choir
London Mozart Players
Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor
Rachel Nicholls, soprano
Marta Fontanals-Simmons, mezzo-soprano
Mark Wilde, tenor
James Cleverton, baritone
Ileana Ruhemann, flute
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