The Celebration of Armistice is the penultimate event to the Remembrance Sunday ceremony that will mark 100 years since the signing of the Armistice that ended the Great War in 1918.
In the presence of His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor, Air Chief Marshall Sir Stephen Dalton GCB and the Bailiff of Jersey, Sir William Bailhache the Celebration of Armistice concert will draw together the Jersey Chamber Orchestra, the Band of the Island of Jersey, the Jersey Sings Choir, the Jersey Armistice Choir and the Jersey Youth theatre, alongside renowned singer Kate Royal.
Under the baton of celebrated conductor Stephen Bell, the augmented Jersey Chamber Orchestra will perform musical works by composers linked to the first world war and “Two Brothers” a new commission by Charles Mauleverer, a Jersey composer about two Jersey brothers who fought together one hundred years ago. The piece will be complemented with performances by the Band of the Island of Jersey, popular songs from the Great War by the Jersey Sings Choir, and readings and poetry from the Jersey Youth Theatre.
Tickets can be bought on-line at: www.fortregent.je or in person from Fort Regent Box Office.