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The Occam Singers: Mozart Requiem
The Occam Singers: Mozart Requiem

Venue: Holy Trinity Church, High Street, Guildford GU1 2RR
Date: Saturday 7 July 2018
Time: Concert starts at 19.30, free pre-concert talk at 18.30
Tickets: Full price £12.50 in advance or £15 at the door, under 16s and students £7.00

Join the Occam Singers for a wonderful pairing of Mozart's Requiem, his final work, with a modern piece commissioned especially to accompany it: Janet Wheeler's "I Sing and Ever Shall".

Please present your ticket or email confirmation at the door.

Online booking subject to a 5% booking fee per ticket (capped at £5 per transaction)

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  • Free pre-concert talk at 6.30pm
  • Mozart started writing his deeply emotional Reqiuem in late 1791, aged just 35. It is said that while composing it he shared a premonition with his wife, Constanze, that he himself would soon die. Sadly, Mozart’s vision proved correct because his Requiem was to be his last work; he died before finishing it. A friend, Süssmayr, completed it the following year at Constanze’s request.

    Janet Wheeler’s piece I Sing and Ever Shall was commissioned by Southampton Philharmonic and David Gibson in 2016 especially to be paired with Mozart’s Requiem. The work celebrates the wonderful power and joy of singing.

    The Occam Singers are joined by New London Sinfonia at this concert raising funds for local charity, South West Surrey Cruse Bereavement Care.

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