A concert in aid of Seafarers UK

Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Maritime History and Museums, Military, Music — By on April 8, 2016 at 3:21 PM

British ships sailing for Jutland from Scapa FlowJutland Commemorative Concert by London Concert Choir in aid of Seafarers UK

7.30pm,  Wednesday 15 June 2016, Barbican Hall, London EC2

Commemorating the centenary of the naval Battle of Jutland, this concert features a range of ocean-inspired works including Vaughan Williams’s Sea Symphony, with poet Walt Whitman’s tribute to seafarers of ‘all seas, all ships and all nations’.

Each work employs brilliant orchestral imagery to depict the sea and its ever-changing moods.

Programme & Performers

Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony

William Whiting: Eternal Father Strong to Save

Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes

London Concert Choir

Canticum

Southbank Sinfonia

Mark Forkgen – Conductor

Katherine Broderick – Soprano

Roderick Williams – Baritone

Tickets priced from £12 to £35 (plus booking fee) are available from the Barbican Box Office, phone 020 7638 8891, websitewww.barbican.org.uk

This concert is promoted by London Concert Choir on behalf of Seafarers UK, the charity that helps people in the maritime community, by providing vital funding to support seafarers in need and their families (www.seafarers.uk).

 

London Concert Choir and Seafarers UK are grateful to The Royal British Legion for supporting this concert.

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