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Dore Abbey
18 – 24 July 2021
Dore Abbey is located in west Herefordshire in the beautiful Golden Valley, just a short distance from the Welsh border. Dating from 1147 it is a former Cistercian abbey that would once have rivalled many cathedrals for size. [More…]

Abbey Dore Week, 18 – 24 July 2021
Evening events

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Tuesday, 20 July & Thursday, 22 July 2021, 9.00 pm – Dore Abbey
The beautiful service of Compline, sung by the ECE Consort.

Saturday, 24 July 2021, 7.00 pm – Dore Abbey (please note the earlier time)
Tickets available on the door – £8.00
In the climax of the week’s events, Paul Spicer directs the ECE choir in a performance that will feature the works learned in the week.

Adrian Batten O Praise the Lord  
Thomas Tallis Salvator mundi  
Orlando Gibbons O Lord, in thy wrath  
Henry Purcell Lord, how long wilt thou be angry?  
Will Todd Requiem  
Cecilia McDowall Cradle Song  
James MacMillan If ye love me  
Herbert Howells O pray for the peace of Jerusalem  
Eric Wetherell Shall I compare thee?  
Paul Spicer Oceans of Eternal Thought. 5th movement extract from ECE Commission: World Premiere  
Gerald Finzi Lo, the Full Final Sacrifice