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War Requiem Study Day

Saturday 10 November at 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

£15

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.

There will be a performances of the work at Snape Maltings at 7.30pm in the evening. Tickets are available via Snape Maltings here or by calling 01728 687110.

A sandwich lunch is included. Please indicate when booking whether you would like a vegetarian option, or whether you have any other dietary requirements.

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Date:
Saturday 10 November
Time:
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cost:
£15
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Venue

The Red House
Golf Lane
Aldeburgh, Suffolk IP15 5PZ
Phone:
01728 451700

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