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A Britten Celebration - BBC Singers

Michael Crawford joins the BBC Singers for the dramatic tale of Noah’s Ark, brought to life in the stunning setting of Southwark Cathedral

Hear legendary entertainer and original cast member Michael Crawford in the speaking role of the Voice of God, plus amateur instrumentalists depicting animals and nature through magical musical effects under conductor Martyn Brabbins, in a performance celebrating the 60th anniversary of Britten’s Noye’s Fludde in the place where it received its London premiere. See members of Finchley Children’s Music Group, founded by Britten especially for this one-act community opera, represent the pairs of animals that joined Noah and his wife in the ark.

Enjoy Britten’s quirky cantata Rejoice in the lamb and Sacred and Profane, eight medieval lyrics that explore the theme of mortality and dates from towards the end of Britten’s life.


Martyn Brabbins conductor
Michael Crawford Voice of God
Jamie W. Hall Mr Noah
Jessica Gillingwater Mrs Noah
Richard Pearce organ
BBC Singers
Finchley Children's Music Group


Event starts
Friday 15 June, 2018
Event Ends
Friday 15 June, 2018
Southwark Cathedral
Venue Address
London Bridge

London, London

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