Opus Anglicanum will make a special performance as part of:
David Jones: Dialogues with the Past
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of York
21-23 July, 2016
The story of the 1916 Battle of Mamet Wood read from David Jones’ poem In Parenthesis of 1937. Music from Schubert, Palestrina, Josquin and two new works: Cheryl Frances-Hoad In the crypt of the wood, composed with inspiration from David Jones’ drawing Vexilla Regis. Wain Park's Sequence: In Parenthesis brings together snatches of tunes referred to by David Jones in the poem, including Welsh and English songs and hymns, music hall and soldiers trench songs.