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VE Day Celebration – 75th Anniversary Concert

May 9 @ 19:30 - 21:45

£15 – £30

At the heart of a weekend of services and other events at Guildford Cathedral to mark the 75th anniversary of ‘Victory in Europe’, Southern Pro Musica is joined by Guildford Cathedral Choir for an inspiring concert of orchestral and choral music.

Walton’s ‘SpitfirePrelude, excerpts from Beethoven’s tumultuous 5th ‘Victory’ Symphony and Eric Coates’s iconic Dambusters theme are contrasted with highlights from Karl Jenkins’s evocative The Armed Man and Tippett’s Spirituals.

As a tribute to Dame Vera Lynn there’ll be wartime gems such as ‘The White Cliffs of Dover ’ and ‘We’ll meet again’ performed by exquisite soprano Alexandra Stevenson, and Head Chorister Hannah Dienes-Williams will delight the audience with Patrick Hawes’s Prayer to a Guardian Angel

Included in the programme will be appearances by the nation’s favourite actress, Penelope Keith; Nicholas Owen, much–lauded broadcaster and journalist; and Elisabeth Gaunt, whose father was Barnes Wallace.

Tickets £15, £23, £30. Under 18s FREE!
Available from the Cathedral Box Office: T 01483 547881, www.guildford-cathedral.org

 

Details

Date:
May 9
Time:
19:30 - 21:45
Cost:
£15 – £30
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.guildford-cathedral.org/events/boxoffice/354

Organisations

Southern Pro Musica
Guildford Cathedral Choristers
Alexandra Stevenson
Jonathan Willcocks, conductor
Katherine Dienes-Williams

Venue

Guildford Cathedral
Stag Hill
Guildford, Surrey GU2 7UP United Kingdom
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Phone:
01483 547860
Website:
http://www.guildford-cathedral.org/contact

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