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Armistice Centenary 2018

17th November 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Armistice Centenary Concert

Sponsored by Pershore Town Council

A poignant and celebratory occasion marking the Armistice Centenary.

Readings  by Chris Parsons MBE, Mayor of Pershore


CLAIRE WORBOYS as Vesta Tilley

Feedback received after the concert:

“It’s one of the concerts that will live with me for ever. So moving and such great music.”
“Delighted with it all the way from ‘Memories of a Soldier’ to ‘Jerusalem’ – like four concerts in one”
“Such a magical formula and so well put together”
“The Worcester Philharmonic Orchestra were magnificent, the music sensitive and well chosen and the last piece ‘Soldiers of the Great War’ a revelation to many”

Programme included:

Walton: Crown Imperial

Williams: Hymn to the Fallen

Elgar: Imperial March

Wells: Soldiers of the Great War

Lawson: Tunes from the Trenches (Songs from World War One)

Longfils: Trench Tunes from WW1

Holst: Jupiter from the Planets

Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March no. 1

Parry: Jerusalem

Conductor: Neil Aston – Leader: Graham Longfils

Followed by Firework Display Pershore Park


17th November 2018
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Pershore Abbey
Church Walk
Pershore, Worcestershire WR10 1BB United Kingdom