At 7pm, join composers Jonathan Dove, Paul Mealor and Jack Oades, with librettist Grahame Davies, in a pre-concert talk discussing relationships between music and words in this celebration of 3 decades of JAM.
Featuring three significant works that JAM has commissioned over 3 decades:
Jonathan Dove (b.1959)
The Far Theatricals of Day (2003)
Paul Mealor (b.1975)
Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal (2010)
I: Now sleeps the crimson petal
II: Lady, when I behold the roses sprouting
III: Upon a bank with roses sprouting
IV: A Spotless Rose
Jack Oades (b.1994)
Between the stormclouds and the sea (World Premiere, 2021)
The Parish of St Leonard, Hythe
The ancient parish church of Hythe, St Leonard's has overlooked this historic Cinque Ports Town for nearly a thousand years.
St Leonard's is also known as "the church with the bones," on account of its famous ossuary containing a large collection of human bones.