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Britten's War Requiem

A masterpiece for peace

Benjamin BRITTEN War Requiem


Asher Fisch conductor
Musicians of the Australian National Academy of Music
Elena Perroni soprano
Paul O’Neill tenor
James Clayton baritone
WASO Chorus
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Aquinas College Schola Cantorum
 
Furious, tender, harrowing and harmonious, Britten’s anti-war anthem decries the senselessness of the battlefield. Interweaving the poignant words of celebrated war poet Wilfred Owen with the Latin text of the Requiem mass, Britten laments the collective bloodshed and sorrow with a vital and visceral oratorio on the hell of war.
Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra in collaboration with Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM)
Asher Fisch appears courtesy of Wesfarmers Arts.
ANAM is supported by the Minderoo Foundation.
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    Friday 19 & Saturday 20 Aug 2022 | 7:30pm

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    Perth Concert Hall

    5 St Georges Terrace

    Perth WA 6000

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