First World War Commemoration Concert

Sunday 6 Mar 2016, 7:30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

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José Serebrier conductor

Jennifer Pike violin

Sol Gabetta cello

Javier Camarena tenor

Ashley Riches baritone

Michael Petry librettist

Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending

Elgar Cello Concerto


Powell A Prussian Requiem(World première)

An evening of music commemorating the First World War, featuring renowned film composer John Powell’s new oratorio, A Prussian Requiem. Rising-star cellist Sol Gabetta performs Elgar’s masterpiece, a haunting elegy for those lost in the Great War. Vaughan Williams’s nostalgic, ever-fresh The Lark Ascending completes the programme.

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