Voyages of the Sea

In Association with Royal Museums Greenwich

22nd September 2016. Cutty Sark, Greenwich

This coming September, Ensemble Perpetuo & Royal Museums Greenwich will be presenting a special event at the Cutty Sark. The event will be part of the Totally Thames Festival and will feature a specially curated exhibition by London Photo Festival.

From the cliffs of Dover to the tempestuous southern Ocean, Ensemble Perpetuo will take you on a poetic and musical journey exploring  the  beauty and unforgiving nature of our seas, and will tell the tales of  the courage and love of those wo have worked and sailed across it. Music by Debussy, Roxanna Panufnik, Sally Beamish, Cecilia McDowall and Malcolm Arnold. The London Photo Festival will also be specially curating an exhibition of photographs inspired by the sea to accompany the music.

The concert is programmed by Ensemble Perpetuo and Royal Museums Greenwich and part of Totally Thames that runs from 1-30 September.

Doors open at 18.45; Concert starts at 19.30; with one interval

Totally Thames brings the river to life with a month-long season of river-related events: art, music, open days, family fun, talks, walks and boats galore.

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Programme to include: 
MALCOLM ARNOLD Sea Shanties
CECILIA MCDOWALL Time Between the Tides
PANUFNIK The Upside Down Sailor
INTERVAL
BEAMISH The Lone Seafarer
DEBUSSY La Mer (Arr. Beamish)

Cutty Sark

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