WWI Centenary Concert of Music & Readings - Shrewsbury

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
7th September 2018
Free - donations welcome

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.


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