Sat, 01 Jun | Coventry Cathedral

01 June 2019: Coventry & Dresden in Concert: Twinned Cities Celebrating 60 Years of Friendship

Conductors: Axel Langmann & Jack Lovell Spires Chorus & Orchestra with the Dresden Neuer Chor Leader: Alistair Kennedy
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01 June 2019: Coventry & Dresden in Concert: Twinned Cities Celebrating 60 Years of Friendship

Time & Location

01 Jun 2019, 16:30
Coventry Cathedral, Priory St, Coventry CV1 5AB, UK

About The Event

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.

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