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The University of Southampton

Britten and Mahler Event

Part of Britten 100 celebrations
18:30 - 20:00
17 November 2013
St Michael's Church Bugle Street Southampton SO14 2AD

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Louise Johnson on 023 8059 8424 or email .

Event details

HARTLEY Singers and Sinfonia, Cantores Michaelis and guest soloists mark the centenary of Benjamin Britten

HARTLEY Singers and Sinfonia
Cantores Michaelis
Robin Browning
Ted Schmitz
Rob Harris

The University Music Department’s annual concert at St Michael’s celebrates Britten’s centenary with two of his landmark works: the Serenade with its poetic themes of night, and the choral cantata in its rarely heard orchestration by Imogen Holst. Completing the programme is the unaccompanied anthem which Britten wrote aged 16 and Mahler’s work which received its UK premiere under Britten’s baton at the 1967 Aldeburgh Festival.

Britten A Hymn to the Virgin
Mahler Blumine
Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, Op 31
Britten–Holst Rejoice in the Lamb, Op 30

This concert is produced by University of Southampton Music Department in partnership with Turner Sims.

Admission is free but tickets are required and are available from the Turner Sims Box Office. Seating is unreserved. A retiring collection will be taken at the event in aid of the Friends of St Michael’s.
023 8059 5151

Britten 100 celebrates the centenary of composer Benjamin Britten, who was born on 22 November 1913. The official celebrations begin in September 2012 and continue until August 2014, spanning the two concert seasons either side of 2013.

For more information regarding Britten 100 and other events celebrating the Britten Centenary, please visit

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