Brahms Requiem in the intimate and unique setting of the Tower of London Oct 29th

 

St. Peter's chapel, Tower of London (burial pl...

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This is a unique opportunity to hear this intensely spiritual and lyrical masterpiece in the historic and intimate surroundings of Henry VIII’s Chapel in the Tower of London.

According to Wikipedia:

The Chapel Royal of St. Peter ad Vincula (“St. Peter in chains”) is the parish church of the Tower of London. It is situated within the Tower’s Inner Ward and dates from 1520. It is a Royal Peculiar. The name refers to St. Peter’s imprisonment under Herod Agrippa in Jerusalem. The Chapel is probably best known as the burial place of some of the most famous prisoners executed at the Tower.

The existing building was rebuilt for Henry VIII by Sir Richard Cholmondeley in 1519–20, but a chapel stood in its position since before the Norman conquest.[1] At the west end is a short tower, surmounted by a lantern bell-cote, and inside the church is a nave and shorter north aisle, lit by windows with cusped lights but no tracery, a typical Tudor design.

Tower Concert.

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