War Requiem Study Day
Date(s) - 10/11/2018
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Red House
Saturday 10 November, 11am-4.30pm
A day of talks and discussion about Britten’s remarkable War Requiem. Composed in 1961 and premiered in Coventry Cathedral in May 1962, it is one of Britten’s most enduring and most-performed works. Many aspects of this multi-faceted piece will be covered, including Wilfred Owen’s poetry, the art of commemoration, the dramatic force of War Requiem in performance, and a guide to its musical themes and structure. Speakers include novelist Salley Vickers, Dr Kate Kennedy (from the Oxford Centre for Life Writing) and BPF’s Lucy Walker.
A sandwich lunch is included. Please indicate when booking whether you would like a vegetarian option, or whether you have any other dietary requirements.
Event Contact Information
Website Address: https://brittenpears.org/event/war-requiem-study-day/
Contact Telephone Number: 01728 451700