Tuesday 30 Jul 2013, 7.45pmGloucester Cathedral, Gloucester
Venue Box Office: 01242 691 190
Stephen Layton conductor
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”.