100 Days to Peace: The Armed Man

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Thursday 6th September 2018, 7.30pm
Venue: Central Hall, Westminster

100 Days to Peace, a gala evening of music and reflection presented by the Royal Armouries, will mark the centenary of the last 100 days of the First World War.

Royal Choral Society
Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Karl Jenkins

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100 Days to Peace, a gala evening of music and reflection presented by the Royal Armouries, will mark the centenary of the last 100 days of the First World War. 

Karl Jenkins, will conduct his popular work The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace and this will be the only performance conducted by Sir Karl in the UK this year. The music will be performed against a backdrop of Hefin Owenís film of The Armed Man. The event will also bring together Samuel Bordoliís The Great Silence, written in memory of choristers killed in the First World War, with the charity Remembered, featuring their 2018 Armistice installation 'There But Not There'.

All proceeds from the event will go to three outstanding charities working to support military veterans facing mental health challenges: Help for Heroes, Combat Stress and Heads Together - The Royal Foundationís Campaign and Mental Health Initiative.