Concerts at King's: BBC Singers

17 November 2017


BBC Singers

BBC Concert Orchestra

Stephen Cleobury conductor


Songs of Farewell

THOMAS SIMAKU The Scream (world premiere)

C H H PARRY          Songs of Farewell

DURUFLÉ                Notre Père Op.14

DURUFLÉ                Requiem Op.9

Concerts at King’s marks Remembrance Day with a programme exploring the transitory nature of life and the redeeming power of faith. The world premiere of Thomas Simaku’s daring The Scream for 34 solo strings is juxtaposed by Parry’s valedictory masterpiece, Songs of Farewell, and beloved sacred works by Duruflé. The BBC Singers and BBC Concert Orchestra are conducted by King’s College Director of Music Stephen Cleobury in this moving and memorable sequence.

Tickets £40 / £30 / £20 / £15 (concessions available) via the King’s College Visitor Centre Box Office.