Three Choirs Festival: Layton conducts Pärt

Tuesday 30 Jul 2013, 7:45pmGloucester Cathedral, Gloucester

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Stephen Layton conductor

Polyphony choir

Pärt Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten

Pärt Berliner Messe


Sibelius Symphony No. 2

Arvo Pärt will be an honoured guest at the Three Choirs Festival to see performances of his stunning elegy, Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten and Berliner Messe. Alongside, is a performance of Sibelius's Symphony No. 2, which, since it was conceived during a time of Russian sanctions on Finnish language and culture, has come to be known as his “Symphony of Independence”.