Next Concert

A Celebration of Modern British Composers

11th May 2024


St James the Greater, London Road, Leicester

Tickets £12

Under 16 free

The City of Leicester Singers will perform a varied concert of music composed by Modern British Composers.

Sprig of Thyme by John Rutter.

The Sprig of Thyme offers a selection of traditional songs of the British Isles, drawing together long-standing favourites as Willow Song and The Miller of Dee with lesser known gems as O Can Ye Sew Cushions and The Sprig of Thyme.


Adiemus – Karl Jenkins

Adiemus: Songs of Sanctuary is the first album by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins, recorded in 1994 and released the next year as part of the Adiemus project. The title track "Adiemus" was used prior to the album's release in a 1994 Delta Air Lines television commercial


Choruses from Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Cats is a sung-through musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. It is based on the 1939 poetry collection Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot. The musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make the "Jellicle choice" by deciding which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life.


3 Songs from Bob Chilcott

On Westminster Bridge, The Lily and the Rose and The Skye Boat song.

Westminster Bridge is based on the Wordsworth poem.

The Lily and the Rose. Chilcott's rare gift for crafting the most poignant and beguiling melodies is rarely more apparent than in his setting of this enchanting medieval poem

The Skye Boat Song. An arrangement of a traditional song


Like the Dove by Alison Willis

Composed in 2022 the Words from the Anglo Saxon ‘Old English Martyrology’

How can I get tickets?

From choir members

At the door on the evening of the concert

(both cash and card accepted)

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