Cathedral concert for Ely Sinfonia

PUBLISHED: 12:49 30 April 2019

Ely Sinfonia's performance of Verdi's Requiem at Ely Cathedral will provide a magnificent finale to Ely Eel Day. Picture: PATRICIA MATHIESON.

Ely Sinfonia's performance of Verdi's Requiem at Ely Cathedral will provide a magnificent finale to Ely Eel Day. Picture: PATRICIA MATHIESON.

Archant

Ely Sinfonia joins forces with Kings Lynn Festival Chorus to perform Verdi’s religious masterpiece, which is one of the best-loved requiems ever written, at Ely Cathedral on Saturday May 4

Performers include soprano Aoife O'Connell, mezzo-soprano Freya Jacklin, tenor Michael Solomon Williams, bassist Laurence Williams.

You may also want to watch:

The conductor for the concert, which starts at 7.30pm, is Steve Bingham.

Almost all of Verdi's most performed works are operas. But one, his Requiem, is probably performed almost more than any of his other compositions. Yet he almost didn't write it.

Visit www.elycathedral.org or call the box office on 01353 660349 to book tickets, which are £8 to £25.

org or call the box office on 01353 660349 to book.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ely Standard. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Ely Standard