The Pity of War

This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 2nd Nov 2016

Join us for an evening of poetry and music reflecting on themes of war and peace, and featuring the premier of ‘War Poems’, a new commission for chamber orchestra by the composer Evelyn Ficarra.

This electro-acoustic piece includes recorded poetry in several languages from the works of Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen and other poets from the First World War.

The programme will also include poetry readings by the well-known children’s poet Michael Rosen and Metamorphosen by Richard Strauss, his lament for the destruction of war.

Tickets include a glass of wine, beer or soft drink in our Cubic Foyer from 18:30, before the performance starts at 19:00

Cost: Free of Charge


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