Wednesday, 19 October 2016
Pity of War - Poems on the Underground, Nov 2.London Transport Museum
Poems on the Underground and Apollo Chamber Players, conductor David Chernaik, with guest poet Michael Rosen present THE PITY OF WAR at London Transport Museum, Wednesday November 2, 6.30 for 7pm.
Tickets: £15/12 concessions (include wine) from LTM Box Office 020 7565 7298 or email: ltmuseum.co.uk/whats-on/events-calendar#pityofwar
We hope you can join us for the premier of WAR POEMS by the composer Evelyn Ficarra, for chamber ensemble and recorded sound, including poetry by Wilfred Owen, Sassoon, Apollinaire and other war poets. Our guest poet is the well-known children’s poet and novelist Michael Rosen. The programme opens with Bach and ends with Strauss’s searing lament for the destruction of war, Metamorphosen, arranged for chamber ensemble.