1918–2018: A centenary concert celebrating women composers and performers

Thursday 17 May, 1–2pm

Room 36

Admission free, donations welcome

Enjoy a programme of music by contemporary British composers, including two works by suffragette composers and two works associated with esteemed British performers, to mark the centenary of women’s suffrage. Performed by the Choir of St Pancras Church directed by Christopher Batchelor.

The concert is part of the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music lfccm.com


Judith Bingham (1952–) – Cantate Domino

Rebecca Clarke (1886–1929) – Ave Maria

Cecilia McDowall (1951-) – Lo I stand

Ethyl Smyth (1858–1944) – Chorale melodies after J S Bach

Diana Burrell (1948-) – Hymn to Wisdom

J S Bach (1685–1750) – Ach, Bleib Doch (Cantata 11), arr Batchelor
(an aria often associated with Dame Janet Baker (1933–))

Judith Weir (1954-) – Ave Regina Caelorum

J S Bach (1685–1750), arr Myra Hess (1890–1965) and Batchelor
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (a work associated with the National Gallery)

Roxanna Panufnik (1968–) – Magnificat (St Pancras Canticles)

Image above: Detail from unknown Italian, Venetian aritst, A Conert, mid-1520s