Myrna Tennant sings Furry Feathery Favourites

Wed, 24th July 2019 (7.30pm)

Taking place at St Cuthbert’s Church, Carlisle, raising funds for Oak Tree.

TICKETS £10 - to book, please call 01228 560082 or 

Tickets are also available on the door.

Currently based in Glasgow, soprano Myrna Tennant is coming back to Carlisle to perform a selection of classical animal-themed songs, and a few favourites. Award-winning pianist Daniel Peter Silcock will be her accompanist as well as guest soloist. Myrna's relationship with the Dalston Male Voice Choir goes back ten years, when they first invited Myrna as a guest soloist. The choir will add some well-chosen songs to the evening.


  • Le bestiaire - Poulenc
  • Die Forelle - Schubert
  • The Swan (Carnival of the animals) - Saint-Saens
  • Five eyes - Armstrong Gibbs
  • Bessie the black cat – Jenkyns
  • She's like the swallow - Canadian Folk Song, arranged by A. Simmons
  • Old McDonald - Glee Club arrangement by George Mitchell
  • The little horses - Copland
  • The monk and his cat - Barber
  • The leather winged bat - Heggie


  • Can't help lovin' that man - Gershwin
  • I got rhythm - Gershwin
  • Summertime - Gershwin
  • Claire de lune - Debussy
  • O mio babbino caro - Puccini
  • Habanera - Bizet
  • Water of Tyne - Northumbrian Folk tune, arrangement Michael Neaum
  • The Rose - Amanda McBroom, arrangement A. Humphreys
  • You'll never walk alone - from Carousel by Rodgers and Hammerstein, arrangement A. Humphreys
  • Silent noon - Vaughan Williams
  • Love's Philosophy - Quilter
  • A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square - Sherwin

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