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Carmina Burana

Sun 29 September 2019

West Road Concert Hall

Come and Sing - Music will be provided on the day.

Carl Orff Carmina Burana

Cambridge Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus
Choirs from Chesterton Community College
Swavesey Village College

Soprano Rebecca Bottone
Tenor Bonaventura Botone
Baritone Jake Muffett
Conductor Timothy Redmond

£15 to Come and Sing
£15 audience ticket for public performance

Participants may wish to download MIDI files of this work from the website

“Everything I have written to date, and which you have, unfortunately, published, can be destroyed. With Carmina Burana my collected works begin”. So wrote Carl Orff to his publisher after the successful premiere of Carmina Burana in 1937. But the truth is, nothing else he wrote came even close to the extraordinary success of what turned out to be one of the most popular choral works of the past hundred years. Its mix of love songs, laments and bawdy tales of the tavern were taken from a collection of 13th century songs, discovered by Orff in an English translation entitled Wine, Women and Song, the first of which, O fortuna, is affectionately known to millions as the theme tune for Old Spice aftershave!

Join the Cambridge Philharmonic for this exciting Come & Sing event either as an audience member or as a member of the chorus.

Cost: £15

Ages: 11+

Enquiries and booking

Please note that booking is required for this event.

Public performance 19.30

Enquiries: TicketSource Website Telephone: 0333 666 3366


All times

Sun 29 September 2019 3:00PM - 9:00PM


Address: West Road Concert Hall
11 West Road
Email: westroad@mus.cam.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)1223 335184