The Bible In Voice and Verse


Friday, 22 July 2011
Time: 12.30pm
Location: St John’s Church, St John’s Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Organisation: The Buxton Festival
Topic: Bible

Details:

The Bible in Voice and Verse - A special concert of words and music

2011 is the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible. In addition to shaping the way we speak and providing a handbook for Christian worship it has also inspired vast amounts of music, in hymns, anthems, spirituals and oratorios.

Concert trio "In Voice and Verse" tell the story of Genesis to Revelation using the words of the King James Bible interspersed with the famous pieces of music which those words inspired. The music will include excerpts from Haydn's ‘Creation’, Handel's ‘Messiah’, Mendelssohn’s ‘Oh for the Wings of a Dove’ and several modern compositions.

Actor Lance Pierson is an experienced Bible performer, singer Belinda Yates is a member of the Monteverdi Choir and Heather Chamberlain is an accomplished pianist and teacher.

(1 hour performance) Tickets £12. 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonfestival.co.uk/music.html#bible

For more info about the tour visit www.invoiceandverse.co.uk or the tour blog invoiceandverse.wordpress.com

For more info about Lance Pierson, call 020 7731 6544 or visit www.lancepierson.org

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