An Armistice Day Concert on the 11th day of the 11th month in the 11th year
Friday 11 November, 2011, 7.30pm Crypt Concert Room
Britten Agnus Dei (War Requiem)
Elgar Preparation for Armistice
German Pray for our soldiers
Goodall In Memoriam Anne Frank
Holst I vow to thee my country
Parry My soul, there is a country
With songs by Butterworth and Somervell from ‘A Shropshire Lad’,
piano music by Debussy,
Casella’s extraordinarily evocative War Scenes for piano duet
and readings from Brooke, Housman, and Sassoon.
Moseley Hungarian Soldiers Songs (British première)
There will also be two world premières of works for chorus by the Liverpool composers Daniel Rathbone and Michael Stubbs.
We will be welcoming representatives of all the Armed Forces and The Royal British Legion as our guests at the concert.
A proportion of the ticket receipts will be donated to the Poppy Appeal and a retiring collection will be taken for the Appeal
Venue: The Crypt at The Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool Tickets: £8.50 (£6 Concessions) Phone for tickets:0151 707 3525 Phone lines open:Weekdays and Saturday: 10am to 5pm. Sunday 11am to 4pm Other Sources:The Cathedral Gift Shop at the base of the Cathedral Steps Please note this event takes place on a Friday. Doors normally open at 7pm and interval refreshments are available. All access for this concert is through the Car Park Entrance only. Please look for Cathedral Concert Society signs indicating the route. The Crypt is reached via stairs or lift.