The Bach Choir lead a tribute to Sir John Tavener at The Southbank Centre
Sir John Tavener: O where, tell me where? for chorus & tubular bells (UK premiere)
Sir John Tavener: The Protecting Veil for cello & strings
Sir John Tavener: Song for Athene
Sir John Tavener: Requiem
The Bach Choir leads a musical tribute to the late Sir John Tavener.
One of the most popular composers of his generation, the evening includes Song for Athene, which was sung at the funeral of Princess Diana, and the UK premiere of one of his last works, a meditation on three Scottish songs, commissioned by The Bach Choir.
David Hill conductor
Elin Manahan Thomas soprano
James Oxley tenor
Raphael Wallfisch cello
The Bach Choir