A Concert of Songs Inspired by the Ruins of Lewes Priory – Thursday 5 September 2019, 7:30pm

Roland Bryce: Carmina ex Ruinas

Roland Bryce is a composer and a music technology tutor at the East Sussex Academy of Music.

His new work, Carmina ex Ruinas, (Songs from the ruins) is a set of songs, plus narration, inspired by the stones from the ruins of Priory of Saint Pancras in Lewes.

The songs feature transcribed phrases of Gregorian chant with a blend of functional harmony and modern textures including some synthesizer timbres that support the vocals.

The concert will be in St John the Baptist Church, Southover High Street – built in the C12 as a hospice for the Priory which provided hospitality for travellers and the poor.

Venue: St John the Baptist Church (Trinity Church, Southover), Southover High St, Lewes BN7 1JH

Entry: £10, tickets on the door

More details on Roland Bryce’s website

Image at Roland Bryce’s website


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