The Sword of Freedom
A choral commemoration of the Battle of Lewes 1264
A new work commissioned by Lewes Town Council
Music and Words - Helen Glavin
World premier - Tuesday May 13th 2014 @ 7.30pm
Lewes Town Hall, High Street, Lewes East Sussex
Tickets available in advance from Lewes Town Hall, Lewes Tourist Information Centre and on the door. Collection for charity.
Part of the Battle of Lewes 750 events
The Everyman Ensemble
Musical Director - John Hancorn
Soloist - Oliver Hicks
Troubadours-featuring -Lee Westwood - guitar, Emily Askew - early music instruments, Fabian Edwards - percussion.
"embodying in song the spirit of the battle and those that fought".
To honour this historic milestone in democracy, a choir in the town of Lewes, Delaware will also perform part of the composition with the aim to do a simulcast via the web with Lewes East Sussex. Demonstrating musical solidarity between the two towns in the UK and the US!