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Commemorating the First World War – Poems on the Underground

Tuesday 15 November 2016, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Poems on the Underground presents WAR POEMS: the dead returning lightly dance

A programme of poetry and music commemorating the First World War and the wars that followed, with guest poet Imtiaz Dharker and Apollo Chamber Players, conducted by David Chernaik, present WAR POEMS: the dead returning lightly dance by the composer Evelyn Ficarra, for chamber ensemble with recorded sounds, including lines by Apollinaire,Trakl, Tsvetaeva and other war poets.

Also included: Bach’s Prelude in G minor, arranged for solo strings and clarinet, and Metamorphosen, Richard Strauss’s searing lament about the destruction of war. Advance booking free but strongly recommended: [email protected]