Keble Choir (Hugh Warwick, 2023)

The Light of the World

20 October 2023, 5:00pm - 5:30pm

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Presented in association with Keble College

This event is free with a ticket to event 37

The Choir of Keble College gives a short concert that includes works by Parry and Sullivan, as well as a recent work by Deborah Pritchard, specially commissioned in response to Holman Hunt's painting The Light of the World.

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Programme
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 - 1958)
  • Rest
Notes on the Programme

PROGRAMME NOTE

Light of the World (for SATB div. and violin)

Light of the World responds to the painting by William Holman Hunt that resides in the side chapel of Keble College, Oxford. It evokes the sacred light and colours of the image through a gentle dialogue between choir and violin, ascending to the upper realms as a message of hope.

   © Deborah Pritchard

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