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7.15pm for 8.00pm Saturday 30th March 2019
St Pauls Church, Grove Park W4 3SB
featuring Nina Bennet and Eammon Dougan
pianists Ian Shaw and Marija Stručkova

Johannes Brahms (1833-97) was reticent about what, if anything, inspired the composition of his Requiem.  Fourteen years (1854-68) in gestation, it may have been given impetus by the deaths of his friend and mentor Robert Schumann in 1856 and of his mother in 1865; but it is perhaps best described as a meditation on death rather than a memorial to anyone. Premiered in his middle years, and preceding all his symphonies and most of his concertos, it was his first large-scale success and marked his arrival on the international stage.

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Future concerts

  • 5th July 2019 – Orff: Carmina Burana
    St John’s Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA
    featuring Soprano: Susanna Fairburn, Tenor: Rob Jenkins, Baritone: Jan Capinski
    We are excited about singing at this prestigious London location
    Why not book your tickets now

  • 7th December 2019 – An English Christmas
    St Michael & All Angels Church, W4 1TT