Ivor Gurney was one of the most talented of the Great War poets and one of the early twentieth century’s greatest British composers. His work is celebrated in this recital, written for Chatham House by Gurney’s biographer Dr Kate Kennedy. His story is dramatized through his own letters, his music and his poetry.
Kate Kennedy, Writer
Daniel Norman, Tenor
Cerys Jones, Mezzo
Matt Cammelle, Reader and tenor
Iain Burnside, Reader and piano
Tim Watts, Composer and piano
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