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Details

Guildford Cathedral
Stag Hill
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7UP
England


Programme

Benjamin BrittenWar Requiem, Op.66

Performers

Claire Seaton – Soprano
James Oxley – Tenor
Marcus Farnsworth – baritone
Jonathan Willcocks – Conductor

Guildford Choral Society
Guildford Cathedral Choristers
The Bach Choir
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

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Programme Note

The performance on Sunday 11 November in Guildford Cathedral of this intense masterpiece marks the centenary of the end of World War One - one of the world's deadliest conflicts which saw more than 70 million military personnel in action and in which over nine million service personnel and seven million civilians died.

Join Guildford Choral, The Bach Choir, Guildford Cathedral Choristers and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Jonathan Willcocks, to honour the fallen and to mark this most significant Remembrance Day – the ending of the ‘War to end all Wars’. 

There will be a retiring collection on behalf of The HALO Trust - the world's largest humanitarian mine clearance organisation.

Britten's intense masterpiece: 'The pity of war, the pity war distilled'

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