Armistice Day – 100 Years On

Armistice Day - 100 Years On

A concert to mark the centenary of the end of World War I

Sunday 11 November 2018, 18:00

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Programme

Elgar The Spirit of the Lord

Ireland Greater Love Hath No Man

Elgar Enigma Variations

Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem

War Poetry read by Paul McGann

Performers

Royal Choral Society

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Kate Royal soprano

Dominic Sedgwick bass

Richard Cooke conductor

Royal Choral Society and the London Philharmonic Orchestra mark the 100th anniversary of the Great War Armistice with a concert of music and poetry that signifies ‘Remembrance’ for this national day of commemoration.

The programme includes Vaughan Williams’ impassioned Dona Nobis Pacem, set to evocative texts by Walt Whitman, and Elgar’s Enigma Variations. Actor Paul McGann (Withnail & I, Doctor Who), who came to fame in the title role of First World War TV drama The Monocled Mutineer, will read a selection of poignant First World War poetry.

This performance is in aid of Combat Stress, the charity helping former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health problems.

NB. Please note start time.

Duration: approx. 2 hours

Ticket Information

£35, £28, £20, £15

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