World War One Centenary Concert

World War One Centenary Concert
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Please note: this event is fully booked!

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. UNFORTUNATELY THERE WILL BE NO FURTHER TICKETS RELEASED. WE APOLOGISE FOR ANY DISAPPOINTMENT CAUSED.

Premiere performance of 'Requiem: The Souls of The Righteous' by Professor Paul Mealor OStJ

The University of Aberdeen is delighted to host an exclusive premiere concert of acclaimed composer, Paul Mealor’s new Requiem performed by the distinguished, Royal Scottish National Orchestra and the National Youth Choir of Scotland, and conducted by Christopher Bell

To mark the forthcoming centenary of the end of World War One, Paul Mealor - Professor of Composition at the University of Aberdeen - has composed a Requiem on themes of peace and reconciliation to traditional Latin texts and new poems by the celebrated poet, Grahame Davies. This inspirational Requiem brings together the young voices of Scotland with our national orchestra in a fitting tribute to those who lost their lives in this war and all wars.

This concert is generously supported by Ms Margaret Carlaw and Professor Derek Ogston CBE

This event will raise funds for Osteoarthritis research at the University of Aberdeen.

Admission is FREE

Booking is essential

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. UNFORTUNATELY THERE WILL BE NO FURTHER TICKETS RELEASED. WE APOLOGISE FOR ANY DISAPPOINTMENT CAUSED.

 

PLEASE NOTE: When booking for more than one person you must include the full name of each person attending.

For security reasons we require each person to bring a copy of your booking confirmation email (this is your ticket) with you, as well as photographic ID for access to the venue.

Please ensure you are seated by 4.30pm at the latest.

Further information: There is NO PARKING available at the Cathedral, and we would highly recommend travelling to this event by public transport or on foot.

If you do wish to drive to the event, limited ticketed parking is available in the surrounding area in particular on Manor Place and Melville Street. Charging hours are Monday to Saturday 8.30am – 6.30pm and the maximum stay is 4 hours at a cost of £3.20 per hour. Blue Badge holders may park for free. Cash and mobile app payments are possible.

Hosted by
The University of Aberdeen
Venue
St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, EH12 5AW
Contact

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. UNFORTUNATELY THERE WILL BE NO FURTHER TICKETS RELEASED. WE APOLOGISE FOR ANY DISAPPOINTMENT CAUSED.

For more information please email events@abdn.ac.uk

All booking must be done online

If you do not have access to a computer and require help please telephone 01224 273233.

The press release can be viewed here