Monday, 22 October 2018

Pity of War comes to Reading

PITY of War — a concert of music and poetry written during the First World War is coming to Reading.

Violinist Matthew Trusler is joined by pianist Martin Roscoe to play sonatas by Elgar, Janacek and Debussy, all composed during the Great War, at Reading’s Concert Hall.

The musicians will be accompanied by BBC3 Breakfast presenter Petroc Trelawny, who will narrate the evening with readings from Wilfred Owen’s letters and poems written between 1917 and 1918.

The concert will be held at 7.30pm on October 12 at Reading Concert Hall, Blagrave Street, with a free pre-concert talk at 6.15pm at the town hall, also on Blagrave Street.

Box office 0118 960 6060.

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