Britten War Requiem

The TSO commemorates the passing of a century since the conclusion of the First World War by paying tribute to all those who have given their lives in defence of freedom. Bramwell Tovey directs a cast of acclaimed soloists, the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, and the Toronto Children’s Chorus in Benjamin Britten’s soul-searching masterpiece, the War Requiem. Combining the traditional Latin Requiem text with poignant verses by the British First World War poet Wilfred Owen, and ingeniously scored for forces both massed and intimate, it will move you profoundly. (Pictured: Benjamin Britten)

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Concert running time is approximately 90 minutes. There will be no intermission.

Concert Dates

Britten War Requiem November 8 2018 8PM

The TSO commemorates the passing of a century since the conclusion of the First World War by paying tribute to all those who have given their lives in defence of freedom. Bramwell Tovey directs a cast of acclaimed soloists, the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, and the Toronto Children’s Chorus in Benjamin Britten’s soul-searching masterpiece, the War Requiem. Combining the traditional Latin Requiem text with poignant verses by the British First World War poet Wilfred Owen, and ingeniously scored for forces both massed and intimate, it will move you profoundly. (Pictured: Benjamin Britten)

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Concert running time is approximately 90 minutes. There will be no intermission.

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 8:00pm

Program

Britten: War Requiem [1:22']

Performers

Bramwell Tovey
conductor
Tatiana Pavlovskaya
soprano
Toby Spence
tenor
Russell Braun
baritone
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
Toronto Children's Chorus

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

Britten War Requiem November 10 2018 8PM

The TSO commemorates the passing of a century since the conclusion of the First World War by paying tribute to all those who have given their lives in defence of freedom. Bramwell Tovey directs a cast of acclaimed soloists, the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, and the Toronto Children’s Chorus in Benjamin Britten’s soul-searching masterpiece, the War Requiem. Combining the traditional Latin Requiem text with poignant verses by the British First World War poet Wilfred Owen, and ingeniously scored for forces both massed and intimate, it will move you profoundly. (Pictured: Benjamin Britten)

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Concert running time is approximately 90 minutes. There will be no intermission.

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 8:00pm

Program

Britten: War Requiem [1:22']

Performers

Bramwell Tovey
conductor
Tatiana Pavlovskaya
soprano
Toby Spence
tenor
Russell Braun
baritone
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
Toronto Children's Chorus

Nov 10 at 6:45pm: Free pre-concert performance by The TSO Chamber Soloists

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

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