Aberdeen Bach Choir Music

Aberdeen Bach Choir

  • Date

    Sunday 28 April 2013

  • venue

    St Machar's Cathedral

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  • price

    £14 (concessions £12, students £5, children FREE) - no booking fee

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Aberdeen Bach Choir presents

In Memoriam Benjamin Britten

Sunday 28 April 2013, Starts 7.45pm

Tickets £14 (concessions £12, students £5, children FREE) - no booking fee

To mark the centenary of the composer’s birth in 1913 our concert is entitled In Memoriam Benjamin Britten.

The concert includes two settings of the Te Deum by Britten; the one in C major and the Festival Te Deum in E, as well as the work for strings and bell,In Memoriam Benjamin Britten, written by Arvo Pärt – a great admirer of Britten.

In addition there is a performance of the little known workAn Oxford Elegy, for strings, organ, chorus and narrator, by Vaughan Williams, one of Britten’s contemporaries. The Narrator and Baritone soloist is Edward Caswell.

The concert finishes with a performance of theRequiemby Maurice Duruflé – another of Britten’s contemporaries.

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