Winchester Festival: Opening Concert

6th Jul 2018 7.30 PM - 6th Jul 2018 Event Type: Concert

Blazing trumpets, Baroque dance and uplifting choral singing are all part of this year’s Cathedral opening concert. An Anglo-German co-operation between the region’s top chamber choir and their partner choir from Braunschweig will fill the soaring vaults of the Nave with the glory of Bach. From the intimacy of solo flute to the power of voices and the excellent players of Florilegium, a wide range of emotions will be touched and stirred.

Southern Voices
Katherine Dienes-Williams conductor

Choir of St Katharine’s Church, Braunschweig
Claus-Eduard Hecker director

Claire Seaton soprano
Nina Bennet soprano
Daniel Collins counter-tenor
Gwilym Bowen tenor
Thomas Humphreys bass

Florilegium
Ashley Solomon director

Ashley Solomon flute

Bach
Orchestral Suite No.2 in B minor BWV 1067
Cantata ‚ÄúTonet ihr Pauken‚ÄĚ BWV 214
Magnificat BWV 243

Tickets: £29, £22, £16, £10 available from the Cathedral Box Office and online soon.

This concert is sponsored by the Winchester Royal Hotel.

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