She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

Songs of love with the Chorus of Opera North

6 Jun - 21 Jun 2019

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Join the Chorus of Opera North for an evening of sensual, seductive and romantic song accompanied by a piano duet.

With poetry steeped in middle and far eastern influences set to incredible scores, and love songs straight out of the great American songbook, this is a chance to see the ‘superb’ (The Times) Chorus perform in an intimate setting.

From Palestrina’s strikingly sensuous motets and Brahms’ romantic waltzes, to the exuberant and lively jazz standards of Fats Waller and Cole Porter, this is a wonderful evening of song that is not to be missed.

£12 - £15
  • St Margaret's Church, Ilkley
  • Salts Mill, Saltaire

Lasts approximately 90 minutes including interval

The Chorus of Opera North
Conducted by Chorus Master Oliver Rundell


Palestrina – from Song of Songs:

  • Sicut lilium (As the lily among thorns)
  • Caput eius (His head is as the finest gold)
  • Surge, propera amica mea (Arise, my love, my dove, my fair one, and come away)

Johannes Brahms – Love Song Waltzes (Liebeslieder Walzer, Op 52)

Florent Schmitt – Chansons à quatre voix

– Interval –

Gesualdo – two madrigals:

  • Luci serene e chiare (Your clear, calm eyes)
  • Io tacero (My silent tears)

John Bevan Baker – Songs of Courtship

Thomas ‘Fats’ Waller – Ain’t misbehavin’

Cole Porter – Let’s do it

She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not
She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

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