Thursday 3 May 2018, 7.30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

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David Hill conductor

Hilary Summers mezzo soprano

Simon Ponsford countertenor

The Bach Choir choir

Bernstein Chichester Psalms

Barber Agnus Dei

Bernstein West Side Story: Symphonic Dances

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Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky

Experience two modern day masterpieces: Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms. Composed for the film of the same name in 1938, Alexander Nevsky incorporates folk melodies, the sorrow of the battlefield, and a battle which builds to a spectacular climax. Alongside, Bernstein’s musical depiction of peace and unity, using a magical blend of the Christian Choral tradition and Hebrew verse.

This concert is presented by The Bach Choir.