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Parliament Choir: The Dream of Gerontius

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Westminster Cathedral

42 Francis Street

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This performance of The Dream of Gerontius will take place exactly a month after Cardinal John Henry Newman, the author of the poem set to music by Elgar, is canonised by Pope Francis. It is fitting that Elgar's most famous and beloved choral work is performed in Westminster Cathedral after Newman becomes the first English saint since the Reformation. It is also where Elgar himself conducted the first London performance.

The Parliament Choir is joined by Coventry Cathedral Chorus, Mosaic Chamber Choir, members of St Albans Bach Choir, and Southbank Sinfonia, conducted by Simon Over, the Parliament Choir's Founder-Conductor and Southbank Sinfonia's Music Director.

It is a pleasure to announce the soloists for this performance:

Robert Murray - tenor

Catherine Wyn Rogers - mezzo soprano

Sir Thomas Allen - baritone

Sir Thomas Allen, a patron of the Parliament Choir, has recently retired from the Royal Opera House after forty years. This will be his final apperance with the Parliament Choir.

We hope you will join us for this significant event.

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