Britten: War Requiem

17 November 2018 - 7:30pm

Britten’s profoundly moving work written for the consecration of Coventry Cathedral in 1963.  It is a commemoration of the victims of war, interspersing the setting of the latin Mass for the dead with the poems of Wilfred Owen, killed shortly before the Armistice in 1918.

Evelina Dobraceva soprano
Andrew Staples tenor
Benjamin Appl baritone
Leeds Festival Chorus
City of Glasgow Chorus
Cantabile Choir
BBC Philharmonic
Simon Wright conductor

Saturday 17 November 2018, 19:30

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