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Britten War Requiem in King's College Chapel

19 January 2019 20.00
Add to Calendar19/01/2019 20:0019/01/2019 20:00Europe/LondonBritten War Requiem in King's College Chapelhttps://www.jesus.cam.ac.uk/events/britten-war-requiem-kings-college-chapelJesus College ChapelfalseDD/MM/YYYY15Jesus Collegeevent_5991confirmed
Jesus College Chapel

The Choirs of Jesus College are taking part in Benjamin Britten's War Requiem, together with six other Cambridge University choirs and orchestras, at King's College Chapel. Conducted by Graham Ross, Director of Music at Clare College.

Calling upon a symphony orchestra, a chamber ensemble, a large-scale choir, a boys’ choir, and three soloists, which only unify in the final minutes of the piece, the War Requiem ends at rest with a pleading sense of hope after vividly reminding us of the beautiful terrors of war and loss. Tickets are available here.

Graham Ross – Conductor
Natalya Romaniw – Soprano
Ed Lyon – Tenor
Gareth John – Bass

Cambridge University Orchestra
Cambridge University Sinfonia
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Choir of Jesus College, Cambridge
Choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge
Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge
Cambridge University Chamber Choir

 

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