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Vaughan Williams's Dona nobis pacem | Preston Cecilian Choral Society

When
Saturday November 24, 2018 at 19:30
Where
The Minster Church of St John, Preston
Tickets
£14, concessions £12; accompanied children free; online sales available from September 2018
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  1. Dona nobis pacem - Ralph Vaughan Williams
  2. Eternal Light: A Requiem - Howard Goodall
  3. In Flanders Fields - Graham Jackson
  4. Geistliches Lied Op 30 - Johannes Brahms

To mark the centenary of the end of WW1, we perform Vaughan Williams's 1936 work Dona nobis pacem in the composer's version for soloists, chorus, string quintet and piano. The work combines the poetry of Walt Whitman and biblical verses in a moving commemoration of the fallen and a plea for peace. Juxtaposed with this are extracts from Howard Goodall's Eternal Light, including a setting of John McCrae's poem In Flanders' Fields, and readings of poetry from the trenches.


Venue
The Minster Church of St John
Church Street
Preston
Lancashire
PR1 3BU
England
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