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Saturday June 24th 2017, 7:30 pm

Southwell Minster, Southwell
Conductor: Mark Heron
Soloist: Helen Sherman


Helen Sherman

Rückert Lieder

Adagio from String Quintet in F Major

Symphony No 1

Our regular visit to Southwell Minster brings romantic music of delicacy, richness and power. 

Mahler’s Rückert Lieder sets five poems by German romantic poet Friedrich Rückert:  they are the most gentle and beautiful of all Mahler’s many song cycles. 

Bruckner’s adagio by contrast is warm and rich, an arrangement of the adagio from his string quintet. 

Elgar’s first symphony reflects the composer’s times in its bold confidence, but also the composer’s doubt and search for faith in its profound and searching slow movement.  Wonderful music, deeply moving


Helen Sherman


Front nave
Back nave
Side Aisles £11

All seating unreserved

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