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Sunday 27 November 2022, 3pm

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London Philharmonic Orchestra: A Child of Our Time

London Philharmonic Orchestra: A Child of Our Time

Presented by Saffron Hall

Edward Gardner.

This monumental secular oratorio A Child of Our Time is a rare treat not to be missed.

Tippett’s arrangements of African American spirituals are at the heart of this powerful work, composed during WWII but ending in a spirit of healing and hope.

Supporters

This concert is part of a series supported by the Padfield Family

Performance information

Running time

1 hour 30 minutes

Booking information

Discounts

Under 25s can purchase half price tickets for this show.

Ten for £10

This event is not part of our Ten for £10 scheme.

Programme and performers

Programme

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music
  • Michael Tippett A Child of Our Time

Performers

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Edward Gardner conductor
  • Nadine Benjamin soprano
  • Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
  • Kenneth Tarver tenor
  • Roderick Williams baritone
  • London Philharmonic Choir
  • London Adventist Chorale
  • Royal College of Music Soloists

Information for your visit

Sunday 27 November 2022, 3pm

Schedule

All timings are approximate and will be updated closer to the show date. Please check the website on the day of the performance for up-to-date information.

Latecomers can usually be admitted at a suitable gap within the performance.

Additional information

Drinks

For this event, drinks are not allowed in the auditorium.

Cloakroom

We are unable to allow any bags into the performance space which are larger than a hand bag or small backpack. Unfortunately our cloakroom will not be in operation.

Booster seats not available

Buggy parking not available

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