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 celebrity guests.


Philharmonia Orchestra
David Hill conductor
Elizabeth Watts soprano
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

Dates & times

8 Nov 2018
Approximate run time: 115 mins
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Royal Festival Hall


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Booking fee: £2.50 (Members £0.00)
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