Britten Centenary Day Concert
The Schola Cantorum of The London Oratory School will be singing a concert on Benjamin Britten Centenary Day, 22 November 2013, at St Peter’s, Eaton Square, London at 7.30pm. The concert is one of nearly 2000 events taking place worldwide to celebrate the life and work of composer Benjamin Britten (1913-1976). The Schola, a choir for boys aged 8-18, is conducted by Charles Cole and the organ will be played by Matthew Martin.
The first part of the concert will include Britten’s Missa brevis for boys’ voices, A Hymn to the Virgin, A Hymn of St Columba, and Jubilate in E flat. 22 November is the feast day of St Cecilia, Patron Saint of Musicians, which will be marked by a performance of A Hymn for St Cecilia by Herbert Howells. The second part of the concert will be a performance of the Duruflé Requiem. Directions to the church are available here. You can download a PDF of the poster here.
Tickets priced £12 (£8 concessions) are available on the door. If you wish to buy tickets in advance, please use the the form below or phone +44 20 7381 7684.