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Mozart Symphony 39

16 March 2024 7:30pm
Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Choral Society
CCS Youth Choir
Richard Cooke conductor
Helen Neeves soprano
Alexander Chance countertenor
Greg Tassell tenor
Leo Selleck bass

Sponsored by Wendi Atherton

Mozart Requiem

Mozart’s final composition has held its place amongst the great works of Classical music, which carries a deep intensity for audience and performers alike. Canterbury Choral Society and Youth Choir are delighted to welcome back The Hanover Band, together with an outstanding team of soloists for this performance of Mozart Requiem.

£33, £28, £22, £18, £10 (unreserved)
Booking Fee included

Festival Box Office (Mon-Fri: 10am-5pm)
01227 457568
Festival House, 8 Orange Street, Canterbury, CT1 2JA
Tickets can be sent as an e-ticket, posted, or collected from the venue on the day

The Hanover Band

The orchestra comprises some of the best period instrument specialists in the UK. They are considered to be some of the best in their field. Formed in London by Caroline Brown in March 1980, it has an international reputation for the excellence of its performances and recordings of 18th and 19th-century music. It performs, records and undertakes education work regularly in the UK and has toured throughout Europe, USA(East and West) Canada and Mexico, appearing in prestigious festivals and venues such as the Haydnfest, Eisenstadt Austria, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, De Doelen Rotterdam, Berlin Philharmoniesaal, Cadogan Hall, Royal Albert Hall, London (BBC Proms), Usher Hall, Edinburgh and Bridgewater Hall, Manchester; Carnegie Hall & Lincoln Center New York, Harvard, Princeton Universities and UCLA Los Angeles, USA. The orchestra’s list of directors over previous years, reads like a Who’s Who of period instrument interpretation: Monica Huggett, Sir Charles Mackerras, Roy Goodman, Anthony Halstead, Nicholas McGegan, Andrew Manze, Richard Egarr, Nicholas Kraemer, Paul Brough, Andrew Arthur, Benjamin Bayl and Mahan Esfahani.The Hanover Band Chorus who regularly work with the Band are comprised of leading choral specialists, who are actively working in the early music world.
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The Hanover Band performs with Canterbury Choral Society in Canterbury Cathedral

A section of a page from the manuscript of W.A. Mozart’s Requiem, K 626. (1791), showing Mozart’s heading for the first movement.

Mozart Requiem K626 – The first page of Mozart's autograph score


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