WWI Centenary Concert of Music & Readings - Shrewsbury
A free lunchtime event in honour WWI poet Wilfred Owen
Including the first performance of Three Wilfred Owen Songs for Bass-Baritone & Piano, by Shrewsbury composer Dr. Derry Bertenshaw; sung by Ollie Williams
The performance also features Sutton Voices, soprano Ruth Bertenshaw, accompanied by John Bowen & Rev. Stuart Howes on Organ & Trumpet, and Dr Derry Bertenshaw on violin/piano. Conducted by Peter Bailey.
With guest readings of Wilfred Owen’s poetry by Rev. Paul Firmin, vicar of Shrewsbury Abbey; Alex Legge; and Robert Milton.
This concert is dedicated to the memory of Peter Owen, nephew of Wilfred Owen.