Winchester Festival Opening Concert

1st Jul 2016 7.30pm - 1st Jul 2016 Event Type: Concert

Brahms: German Requiem performed by the English Chamber Orchestra and The Waynflete Singers, and soloists Jane Irwin (soprano) and Jacques Imbrailo (baritone) directed by Andrew Lumsden.

Programme:

Elgar Give Unto The Lord op. 74
Brahms A German Requiem op. 45

This year's Festival sees a return of the opening concert on a grand scale, making use of local forces together with performers from beyond Winchester, the opening event underlining what the Festival aims to bring about. The Cathedral will resound to the Waynflete Singers, supported by the English Chamber Orchestra, in Brahms' ever-popular German Requiem, a work of great beauty and consolation. With two vocal soloists of international renown and experience, the concert will be under the guidance of the Cathedral's own Director of Music.

Tickets:

Front Nave - £36, £28. Mid and Rear Nave £22, £16, £10. Reserved Seating. All prices are subject to a 75p per ticket booking fee online. Wheelchair users - please call the box office to book tickets. 01962 857275, Box office open Monday - Friday 10.30am - 4pm, Saturdays 11am - 3pm.

For further information about the Winchester Festival's events visit www.winchesterfestival.co.uk.

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