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Trumpeter, What Are You Sounding Now?
ReStage: Chris Green (curator)
The 24: Robert Hollingworth (director)

trumpeter what are you sounding now ncem
  • Thursday 19 June 2014, 7.30PM to 9.30pm
  • £10.00
    Concessions £8.00
    Students £3.00
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  • National Centre for Early Music, Walmgate, YO1 9TL (map)

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August 1914, thousands sign up for the eagerly awaited war. Among them 55 men who were never to return to the parish of St Margaret’s Church, Walmgate, where the NCEM is now based. But what inspired them, what did they think they were fighting for? What did they believe they were fighting against? This centenary tribute uses words, music, images and live action to explore the patriotic and nationalist origins of the War on both sides and differing notions of order and chaos.

The National Centre for Early Music is based within the medieval church of St Margaret’s Walmgate. As a parish, St Margaret’s lost 55 men to the 1914-18 conflict. ‘Trumpeter, what are you sounding now’ pays tribute to the memory of these individuals and their families.  

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