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The Dream of Gerontius
Sunday 16th October 2016 at 3:00 pm
In a major musical event for Leicester, the Bardi’s 30th Anniversary Season opens with a landmark performance of Edward Elgar’s oratorio The Dream of Gerontius. For the first time Leicester Philharmonic Choir, Leicester Bach Choir and Leicestershire Chorale join forces in a chorus of more than 150 voices with the Bardi Symphony Orchestra under Music Director Claus Efland to perform one of the greatest choral works in the repertoire.
This concert is supported by The Elgar Society
Claus Efland conductor
Leicester Philharmonic Choir
Leicester Bach Choir
Tom Williams chorus master
Catherine Griffiths mezzo-soprano
Robert Johnston tenor
James Gower bass
Elgar – The Dream of Gerontius
Pre-concert talk hosted by John Florance with Conductor Claus Efland and Barry Collett from the Elgar Society at 2pm