Worcester 2024




What's on at Worcester 2024?

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Saturday 27 July

Three Choirs Festival Chorus

Grace Evangeline Mason The Imagined Forest 14’
Holst Hymn of Jesus 22’
Stanford
Stabat Mater 45’

Sunday 28 July

Three Choirs Festival Voices

Nathan James Dearden new work premiere, festival commission 15’
Judith Weir
Still, Glowing 4’
Respighi
The Birds 20’
Holst The Cloud Messenger 40’

Monday 29 July

Three Choirs Festival Chorus

Cameron Biles-Liddell Yr Afon Yn Yr Awyr 12’ English premiere
Judith Weir
O Sweet Spontaneous Earth 12’
Sarah Kirkland Snider Mass for the Endangered 44’ UK premiere

Credit: Rii Schroer
Credit: Michael Whitefoot 2018
Credit: Joseph Wong

Tuesday 30 July

BBC Singers

Kristina Arakelyan Seascapes interspersed with Britten trans. Anna Lapwood Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes 22’
Poulenc Figure Humaine 22’
Judith Weir In the Land of Uz 35’


Wednesday 31 July

Three Choirs Festival Chorus

Rossini Petite messe solennelle 85'

Thursday 1 August

Three Cathedral Choirs

Eric Whitacre Cloudburst 9’
Stanford The Blue Bird 5’
Paul Mealornew work premiere, festival commission10’
Stanford
Three Motets 11’
Bob Chilcott
The Angry Planet 45’

Credit: Cecilia McDowall
Credit: James O'Driscoll 2023

Friday 2 August

Three Choirs Festival Youth Choir

Cecilia McDowall Shipping Forecast 13’
Stanford/Jeremy Dibble Sonata for String Orchestra 25’
Ian Venables
Requiem 35’

Saturday 3 August

Three Choirs Festival Chorus

Elgar The Kingdom 95’

Full festival programme to be announced 15 March.