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2014 Concert 19 - The Christmas Truce

by Canberra International Music Festival

Presented by DELEGATION OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, EMBASSIES OF FRANCE AND THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, EMBASSY OF THE KINGDOM OF BELGIUM AND THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION

This concert is supported by Anna and Bob Prosser

Music from the Western Front, Christmas 1914: recreating the moment when music stopped a war

Featuring male singers from Song Company and Sprogis Woods Smith Young Artists, Australian Defence Force Academy; with Elizabeth Wallfisch violin, Anton Wurzer accordion, David Pereira cello, John Ferguson bagpipes, Robert Spring clarinet, Vernon Hill flute, Graeme Reynolds trumpet, Albert-Jan Roelofs organ.  Choirs directed by Kris Bowtell and Tobias Cole.

Recorded at Fitters Workshop, Kingston on 16 May 2014.

Recording Engineer: Ross A'hern