The British Spanish Society Event – Emerging from the Shadows – Centenary Concert & Goya Presentation by Coro Cervantes & Dr Jacqueline Cockburn – St James’s Church, London W1U 3QY – Wed 18 November 2015 – 7.00 for 7.30pm


A British Spanish Society Event 

Wednesday 18th November 2015

“Emerging from the Shadows” Centenary Concert and Goya Presentation by Coro Cervantes and Dr Jacqueline Cockburn

St James’s Roman Catholic Church  Spanish Place, 22 George St, London W1U 3QY

7.00pm for 7.30pm performance 

As “Goya: The Portraits” opens at the National Gallery, the British-Spanish Society centenary events commence with our annual concert by the Coro Cervantes and illustrated Goya presentation by Dr Jacqueline Cockburn, once again at St James’s RC Church, Marylebone.

Event: Choral concert by Coro Cervantes and illustrated Goya presentation by Dr Jacqueline Cockburn, followed by food and drinks reception in the crypt.

Venue: St James’s Roman Catholic Church, Spanish Place, Marylebone W1U 3QY.

Tickets – which include food and drink reception
Goya Centenary Concert – Ticket BSS Member £22
Goya Centenary Concert – Ticket BSS Non Member £29

Available directly from the BSS booking page at:
British Spanish Society Booking Page – Centenary Concert & Goya Presentation



Coro Cervantes returning by popular demand to perform for the Society once again, Coro Cervantes are the UK’s only chamber choir dedicated to Hispanic and Latin America classical music, founded in 1995 by choral director Carlos Fernandez Aransay.

Francisco Jose de Goya Lucientes (1746 – 1828) much loved Spanish romantic painter and print maker, regarded as the last of the Old Masters and the first of the Moderns; our illustrated lecture will explore Goya’s life and work through his most famous self-portraits.

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Dr Jacqueline Cockburn linguist and art historian, lectured at Birbeck College for 20 years on Western European Art specialising in Spanish Art, until recently Head of Department of Art History at Westminster School and now a freelance lecturer in art.

St James’s RC Church beautiful, ornate Roman Catholic place of worship, in the English Gothic style, known for its Lady Chapel and for hosting organ recitals and religious services.

Dr Jacqueline Cockburn
“Last year’s concert and El Greco presentation was described by HE the Spanish Ambassador as, “the most enjoyable evening I have spent in London.” Please book your tickets online and join us for what promises to be memorable event to launch the Society’s Centenary Events Programme”

Why not join the BSS membership today? You can find an application form on the BSS Membership Page


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