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Thames Philharmonic Choir

Repertoire

Elgar
Serenade for Strings
Brahms
A German Requiem (sung in the original German)

Performers

  • Thames Philharmonic Choir
  • Thames Festival Orchestra
Katherine Crompton
soprano
Edward Grint
baritone
John Bate
conductor
Adrian Levine
leader

Elgar’s popular Serenade for Strings is an attractive early work which already demonstrates his expressive lyricism and technical skill. Brahms, though deeply affected by the deaths of his mentor Robert Schumann and later of his own mother, intended his Requiem not as a personal memorial but as a work of healing for all mankind. Undoubtedly his choral masterpiece, it is not a traditional requiem, but a series of settings of German Bible passages.

Concert Duration:
approx. 2 hours
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