Saturday 23 April, St George’s Day and Jewish Passover. 7.30pm at Exeter Cathedral. A rare opportunity to hear Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem, performed by EMG Symphony Orchestra and Choirs.
Written for the Consecration of the new Coventry Cathedral in May 1962, it is a sign of reconciliation and hope in a damaged world. Although the main Baedeker Raid on Exeter occurred on the night of 4 May 1942, bombs had been dropped West of the River Exe on 23 April 1942.
The soloists are Catherine Hamilton (Soprano), Stefan Sbonnik (Tenor) and Julian Rippon (Baritone).
There will be a retiring collection in aid of the Royal British Legion.
Conductors: Marion Wood and Tony Hindley
Tickets are in these price bands:
Front portion of nave Reserved: £16
Middle Portion of Nave Reserved: £13
Rear Portion of Nave Reserved: £11
Front Side Aisle Block UNReserved: £11
Remaining Side Aisles UNReserved: £9
Available from 01392 665885 or online from the Cathedral Website link below.
Exeter Cathedral, Cathedral Close, Exeter, EX1 1HS