Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten
A Ceremony of Carols
The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge has become synonymous with Christmas through their annual broadcasts of A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. Getting the festive season underway in this concert they perform two of Britten’s enchanting choral masterpieces. Britten Sinfonia opens the performance with Arvo Pärt’s atmospheric Cantus written in memory of Benjamin Britten.