NEXT THREE CHOIRS FESTIVAL: HEREFORD 28 JULY- 4 AUGUST 2018 --- 

Brahms' German Requiem

04/08/2018 7:45pm

Hereford Cathedral

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Elizabeth Watts soprano
Matthew Brook baritone
Three Choirs Festival Chorus
Philharmonia Orchestra
Geraint Bowen conductor

Vaughan Williams Toward the Unknown Region 14’
Parry Elegy for Brahms 11’
Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem 65’

Brahms was moved to write his German Requiem by the death of his mother. He uses a Lutheran text rather than the usual Latin one to focus on comforting the grieving and considered it a ‘human Requiem’. It is preceded in this festival finale by Parry’s richly radiant expression of admiration composed after Brahms’ own death, and Vaughan Williams’ romantically optimistic vision of the future.

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Pre-Concert Dinner

Sat 28 Jul 2018, 6:00pm-Sat 4 Aug 2018, 6:00pm

Hereford Cathedral School Dining Room

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    • £25.00
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