John Rutter’s 70th birthday concert

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5th November 2015
Thu 7.30pm

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John Rutter’s 70th birthday concert

John Rutter  The Gift of Life:  Six Canticles of Creation (London premiere)

Mozart  Requiem

St Paul's Cathedral, London, UK

Orchestra - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor - John Rutter

Soprano - Ruth Jenkins-Róbertsson

Mezzo soprano - Marta Fontanals-Simmons

Tenor - Zachary Wilder

Bass - Chris Purves

Concert Synopsis

A national treasure, John Rutter’s unique blend of writing is unsurpassed with this concert offering an exclusive premiere as he conducts ‘a six-movement choral celebration of life’ written for orchestra, choir and soloists. This very special event, featuring the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Bach Choir and organist Andrew Lucas, will also include Mozart’s thrilling and dramatic Requiem.