War Requiem


Date Added: Unknown Date

Warning: Only available until 15:15 24 June 2018


First transmitted in 1964, Benjamin Britten's War Requiem is performed at the Royal Albert Hall. The Melos Ensemble is conducted by Benjamin Britten, and the performers include Heather Harper (soprano), Peter Pears (tenor), Thomas Hemsley (baritone) and Simon Preston (organ and chamber organ). Also featured are the BBC Chorus and Choral Society, Boys from Emanuel School, London Philharmonic Choir, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra.


Channel: BBC (Archive)

First Air Date: 4 Aug 1964

Duration: 91 mins


Collection: Modern Classical Music (17 programmes)

A collection of programmes from the BBC archives featuring trailblazing 20th Century classical music composers who changed the course of music forever.



Login or register to subscribe...


Watch now on BBC iPlayer!