Bennett: Four American Carols

Bennett: Four American Carols
The world premiere of Four American Carols by Richard Rodney Bennett takes place in a afternoon concert at the Brighton Dome on November 21. Barry Wordsworth will conduct the Brighton Festival Youth Choir and strings of the Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra.

The carols - A Child of God, I wonder as I wander, Away in a manger and Rise up, shepherd, and follow – are scored for unison voices with string orchestra or piano. The vocal score is available on sale from

Bennett, who celebrates his 75th birthday in 2011, is the subject of a forthcoming biography to be published by Omnibus Press.
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