War Requiem

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Music: Work details

Composer: Benjamin Britten
Music title: War Requiem, Op. 66
Poet: Wilfred Owen
Work definition: Choral work
Language: English
Notes: Words from the Missa pro Defunctis and the poems of Wilfred Owen
World premiere: 30 May 1962, The Cathedral Church of St Michael, Coventry
ROH company premiere: 22 October 1999, The Royal Opera, Barbican Hall, London
Performances not linked to a production
22 October 1999 Evening Barbican Hall, London
26 October 1999 Evening Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris
9 November 2008 Evening 7.30pm Royal Albert Hall, London
21 March 2009 Evening 7.00pm Symphony Hall, Birmingham