The Anglo-Danish Society

Nordic Matters Recital at St Clement Danes on 9 June 2017

When: Friday 9 June 2017 @ 4.00pm

Where: : St Clement Danes, STRAND, LONDON, WC2R 1DH

FREE entry - the recital lasts about 1 hour

In association with Southbank Centre’s year-long Nordic Matters festival, the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme presents a concert of Nordic music at (the appropriately named!) St Clement Danes in the Strand. There are many theories about the origin of the church’s name, but they are all connected with presence of the Danes in this area of London in the 9th–11th centuries.

The programme includes songs and piano music by a range of Nordic composers, including Grieg’s op.38 and Jeg elsker dig (to a text by the beloved Danish fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen) and excerpts from Carl Nielsen’s opera Maskarade.

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