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A rose e’er blooming: summer concert

June 23, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


As part of Timberhill’s Platinum Jubilee Flower Festival, Cantilena, directed by Gordon Pullin, present a variety of motets, songs and carols exploring the imagery of flowers and gardens, perfect for a midsummer evening.

The programme includes

Es ist ein’ Ros’ entsprungen – Praetorius
There is no rose – Joubert
The Cherry Tree Carol – arr. Willcocks
King Jesus hath a garden – arr. Wood
Es ist ein’ Ros’ – arr. Sandstrom
Rosa Mystica (Gerard Manley Hopkins) – Britten
The Evening Primrose (John Clare) – Britten
Hymn to the Virgin – Britten
(Organ) Es ist ein Ros’ – Brahms
Flora gave me fairest flowers – Wilbye (b. Diss)
With wreaths of rose and laurel – Cobbold (b. Norwich)
All creatures now are merry-minded – Bennet


Drinks will be served afterwards.

The concert is part of ‘This Sainted Isle’, St John’s Flower Festival marking the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen with a celebration of the Saints of the British Isles in fabulous floral art.  The Festival is open for visitors from Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 June, 10am to 6pm daily, with refreshments all day every day.


June 23, 2022
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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