Expect a wide range of music as they explore man’s relationship with the sea, it’s attraction and our vulnerability against it’s changing moods with music by Debussy, Venables, Keel, and Schubert and many others.
The concert opens with Britten’s most overtly political work – an impassioned musical stand against fascism that anticipates the composer’s War Requiem; and reaches its culmination with Elgar’s ‘Enigma’ Variations, which includes the much-loved ‘Nimrod’.
Freedom, hope and brotherhood are the notions that underpin both Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and Sir James MacMillan’s new choral work A European Requiem – a plea for unity in a troubled world. Xian Zhang and the BBC NOW perform this European premiere.
Two bodies, a gun and an incoherent suicide note spark a police investigation into the last days of Taylor Bowen and Cecilia Hewitt. Officer Marvin Rhodes pieces together the sequence of events with the help of their therapist, Ellen, but in doing so raises questions about guilt, fate, futility, and reality
Alcohol has been around for thousands of years and has, for better or worse, been our companion through both the highs and lows of life. Join Jack Bowtell and Sharon Richards as they take a wry look at drink and the weird and outrageous behaviour it inspires.
As part of St Peter's ever popular Saturday Morning Recital season, Jack Bowtell will be joined by Soprano, Sophie Angharad Goss in performing a wide range of music from the world of opera, art song and more.