200 years since Waterloo and Beethoven’s ‘lost’ peace cantata
Exactly two hundred years ago the Congress of Vienna was in full swing, re-establishing the boundaries of Europe in the hope of lasting peace after the ravages of the Napoleonic Wars. The Congress’s ‘Final Act’ was signed nine days before Napoleon’s final defeat at Waterloo on..
Blow Your Trumpets, Angels!
The glorious combination of Choir and Royal Philharmonic Brass put to magnificent effect in ceremonial settings from Venice’s golden age, with striking 17th and 20th/21st Century British compositions for the same forces. Thursday 25th June, St John’s Smith Square. For more details, click here.
Flowers of the Field
*** Nine weeks in the Specialist Classical Chart Top 10 ***
The CLC’s most recent recording for Naxos, featuring performances by Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons and baritone Roderick Williams, is an anthology of twentieth century British music on the themes of war and lost youth…