01 June 2019: Coventry & Dresden in Concert: Twinned Cities Celebrating 60 Years of Friendship
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Tickets available available on the door. £12 Adult, £24 Family (two adults, two children), £6 Student
Coventry and Dresden in ConcertTwinned Cities Celebrating 60 Years of Friendship
Coventry und Dresden gemeinsam im Konzert zur Feier von 60 Jahren Städtepartnerschaft
Conductors: Axel Langmann & Jack Lovell
Spires Chorus & Orchestra with the Dresden Neuer Chor
Leader: Alistair Kennedy
In collaboration with Coventry Dresden Arts Exchange.
A concert of choral and orchestral music by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Copland, Elgar,Fauré, Handel, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Parry, Rachmaninov, Schubert, Spofforth.
On Saturday, June 1st Coventry Spires Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus and Neuer Chor Dresden will together celebrate 60 years of twinning between these two cities that were so ravaged by war. The choirs and orchestra will perform in a joint concert in Coventry Cathedral, celebrating peace, reconciliation and friendship.
The Coventry Dresden Art Exchange exhibition Condition Humaine, in the Cathedral’s Lady Chapel, will run concurrently Friday 31st May to June 30th. The exhibition was first shown at the Kreuzkirche in Dresden in February this year to launch the 60th Anniversary of the twinning of Coventry and Dresden.