John Rutter conducts Mozart’s Requiem

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18th November 2021
Thu 7.30pm

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John Rutter conducts Mozart’s Requiem

John Rutter – Distant Land

Vaughan Williams – The Lark Ascending

John Rutter – The Lord is my light and salvation

John Rutter – The Lord bless you and keep you

Mozart – Requiem

St Paul's Cathedral, London

Orchestra - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor - John Rutter

Soprano - Lucy Crowe

Mezzo soprano - Melanie Marshall

Tenor - Joshua Ellicott

Baritone - David Stout

Violin - Duncan Riddell

The Bach Choir

Concert Synopsis

Join The Bach Choir, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and John Rutter CBE for this very special concert within the magnificent splendour of London’s St Paul’s Cathedral, as the Orchestra celebrates its 75th year at the forefront of music-making in the UK.

The programme will feature masterpieces written by two great English composers: Vaughan Williams’ ever-popular The Lark Ascending, performed here by RPO Leader Duncan Riddell, as a well as a selection of John Rutter’s own works, which never fail to mesmerise and inspire.

The second half of the programme presents an opportunity for reflection with Mozart’s final composition, his Requiem, performed here by The Bach ChoirLucy Crowe (Soprano), Melanie Marshall (Mezzo-Soprano), Joshua Ellicott (Tenor) and David Stout (Baritone).

Passion, versatility and uncompromising artistic standards, as well as a belief that music is a gift that can bring people together and inspire positive change, have been RPO hallmarks for the past 75 years. As the orchestra embarks on the next exciting chapter, you are invited to join the journey and share the thrill of live orchestral music