Classical music

Remembrance and Freedom

Part of Classical Season 2018/19

The Bach Choir joins forces with The Royal British Legion in a tribute to the memory of those who lost their lives in the First World War – with all proceeds going to the Legion.

The choir, joined by the Philharmonia Orchestra and conducted by David Hill, performs works by Ralph Vaughan-Williams, Edward Elgar, Samuel Barber and Hubert Parry with readings given by special guest Simon Williams (Upstairs, Downstairs, The Archers).


Philharmonia Orchestra
David Hill conductor
Giselle Allen soprano
Simon Williams
The Bach Choir


Elgar: The Spirit of England; Nimrod from Enigma Variations arr. David Hill for chorus & orchestra (Requiem Aeternam)
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
Barber: Agnus Dei (Adagio for strings arr. for chorus)
Vaughan Williams: Toward the unknown region for chorus & orchestra
Parry: Blest pair of sirens

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Royal Festival Hall


£12 - £65
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)
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