The Planets / The Shadows of War

Welsh Proms Cymru

19/07/2016 7:30pm - 19/07/2016 9:30pm


St David's Hall
The Hayes
CF10 1AH

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Welsh Proms Cymru: The Planets / The Shadows of War

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Military Wives Choir
Cardiff Ardwyn Singers
Cardiff Polyphonic Choir
Conductor: Owain Arwel Hughes CBE

The Bringer of War; The Bringer of Peace. In a concert of two parts, the Welsh Proms and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, and specifically the Battle of Mametz Wood, with the world premiere performance of Paul Mealor’s “The Shadows of War”, together with music by Vaughan Williams, Karl Jenkins and the Military Wives Choirs, plus a grand scale performance of Holst’s epic Planets Suite, marking 100 years since the composition’s completion in 1916.

Vaughan Williams: Old Hundredth
Mealor: Wherever You Are
Mealor: The Shadows of War (world premiere performance)
Jenkins: For The Fallen
Holst: The Planets
- Mars, the Bringer of War
- Venus, the Bringer of Peace
- Mercury, the Winged Messenger
- Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
- Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age
- Uranus, the Magician
- Neptune, the Mystic

St David’s Hall, Cardiff
Tickets: £7.50 – £30.50
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