Three Choirs Festival Worcester

Saturday 22 - Thursday 27 July 2017

The Three Choirs Festival is one of the oldest festivals in the world.
For nearly three hundred years the cathedral cities of Gloucester, Hereford
and Worcester have taken turns to host an annual 'music meeting'.
The large-scale choral repertoire at today's concerts is performed
by the Festival Chorus drawn from the three cities.

Programme
Philharmonia Orchestra   
Elgar: Great is the Lord   Britten: Four Sea Interlude from Peter Grimes
Tippett: A Child of our Time
 
Philharmonia Orchestra    Mendelssohn programme TBC
 
Philharmonia Orchestra    Wayne Marshall organ
William Lloyd Weber: Aurora   Poulenc: Organ Concerto
Saint-Saëns: Symphony no3 “Organ”
 
Philharmonia Orchestra   Martyn Brabbins conductor
Elgar: Dream of Gerontius
 
Philharmonia Orchestra    Frank Beermann conductor
Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano -  Richard Strauss: Metamorphosen  
Torsten Rasch: A Welsh Night   Janácek: Glagolitic Mass
 
We will be staying at the Abbey Hotel in Great Malvern. 
There will be transfers to Worcester each day and a sightseeing trip
to The Elgar Birthplace Museum in Lower Broadheath

Cost per person: £1355 (based on 2 people sharing) 

Single room supplement: £150  (£195 in a double room)

The cost of this holiday will cover the following:

  • 5 nights bed and breakfast at AbbeyHotel
  • Tickets to 5 concerts
  • 3 meals with wine
  • Sightseeing trip
  • Transfers to Worcester Cathedral each day
  • Services of tour escorts, John and Helen Whibley
Travel to Malvern is not included
Travel insurance is not included

Details are correct at time of publishing (May 2017) but may be subject to change.

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