Out of the great Requiems of the nineteenth century, the overwhelming impression of Fauré's is one of peace and serenity transformed to joyous resignation. A work to comfort and reassure the faithful in the face of death, the odour of incense is undoubtedly thanks to his career as an organist and familiarity with church music.
May 22 2013, 13:00 - 1901 Arts Club
A lunchtime recital by cellist Ella Rundle
May 22 2013, 19:30 - Royal Festival Hall
Sir Andrew Davis celebrates Wagner's bicentenary, conducting excerpts from Die Meistersinger and Die Walküre