Burghley Voices
A chamber choir, based in Stamford, Lincs, UK

St John The Baptist

birth, baptism... beheading

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23rd June 2012 at 7.30
at St John’s Church, Stamford

24th June 2012 at 5.00pm
at St John’s Church, Peterborough

with Bridget Howarth soprano
Margaret Wainwright mezzo
Alasdair Baker baritone
Stephen Barber organ

Introduction
Wagner: Da Zu Dir (Die Meistersinger)

Visitation/Zacharias and Elizabeth
Mozart: Inter natos mulierum K. 72
Ut Queant Laxis - (organ tbc)

In the wilderness
MacFarren: "Repent!" (aria from St John The Baptist)
Massenet: "Il est doux, il est bon" (Salomé's Aria from Herodiade Act 1)

Baptism of Christ
MacFarren: Part I (The Desert, from St John The Baptist) Nos 7,8 and 10

SHORT BREAK

Bach: Merkt und hört, ihr Menschenkinder BWV 7
Bach: Christ, unser Herr, zum Jordan kamm BWV 684 (organ tbc)

Beheading
Stradella: Queste lagrime e sospiri (Salome's Aria from San Giovanni Battista)

Mass
Healey Willan: Missa Brevis No. 11, Op. 226, "Sancti Johannis Baptistae"