Sunday 11th November 2018: Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man - 11/11/18
7.45pm at Lancaster Priory
Tickets £9.50-21 Tel: 01524 594151 www.lancasterarts.org
2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I hostilities. The Centenary will be commemorated through a special commission at Lancaster Priory, culminating in an Armistice Day concert by the acclaimed Lancaster Singers, in association with leading local soprano and Lancaster University Alumna, Jane Irwin.
Tavener’s haunting ‘Song for Athene’ will be sung from the Priory’s Regimental Chapel, after which the Singers will process tot he Chancel to perform Jenkin’s poignant mass for peace ‘The Armed Man’.
Audiences are encouraged to arive early to witness the nationally coordinated – The Battle’s O’er:A Nations’s Tribute – where the sound of church bells will ring and beacons will be simultaneously lit all over the UK.
John Tavener- Song for Athene
Karl Jenkins- The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace
Conductor- Duncan Lloyd
Soprano- Jane Irwin
The Amici Ensemble
6.45pm Assemble in Priory churchyard
6.55pm Bugler to sound the Last Post
7.00pm Beacon Lighting at Castle and Priory
7.05pm Peal of bells to ring at Priory for 30mins