Dicovering the Background to Britten's War Requiem


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Friday 8 November 2013

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  • 7:30pm


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  • Glos Cathedral Chapter House


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  • Stephen Johnson
    James Gilchrist – tenor
    Adrian Partington – piano
    Britten works in the recital: Winter Words Song Cycle (Thomas Hardy poems) and Four Folk Songs


Tickets: £15

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A pre-concert talk by acclaimed music journalist and presenter of Discovering Music (BBC Radio 3), Stephen Johnson. Everything you ever wanted to know about Britten and his War Requiem, presented in Stephen’s famous unpretentious style and with infectious, learned passion. We guarantee you’ll hang on his every word.

Followed with a recital by internationally renowned tenor James Gilchrist, accompanied by the equally marvellous Adrian Partington on piano.


Download an e-flyer for  James Gilchrist and Britten’s War Requiem here