For An Unknown Soldier
  • Tewkesbury Abbey
    Church Street
    Tewkesbury
    GL20 5RZ
  • Saturday 30th June 7:00pm until 9:00pm
First World War Centenary Concert featuring Jonathan Dove's "For An Unknown Soldier" Tenor: James Gilchrist; Conductor: Ben Sawyer, The Oriel Singers; Conductor: Jonathan Hope, Saint Cecilia Singers; Conductor: Glyn Oxley, Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra;

Saturday 30 June 2018, 7pm

Tewkesbury Abbey

To mark the centenary of the ending of the First World War Saint Cecilia Singers, The Oriel Singers, Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra and Cheltenham Youth Choir are very excited to be joining forces in a performance of Jonathan Dove's moving work, For An Unknown Soldier, with James Gilchrist as the tenor soloist. The concert will also include individual 'sets' from the orchestra and each of the choirs in the first half, including performances of Ralph Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, two of Parry's Songs of Farewell, and Stabat Mater by Alissa Firsova.

Tickets are £15 each, under 18s free. They can be purchased online here and are also available for sale at the following outlets: Tewkesbury Abbey Shop, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Stroud and Cirencester Tourist Information Offices. 

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