Listen to some of the interviews about the lost music of wwI

Alex Sloan talks to the British High Commissioner & Chris Latham about the Somme

Alex Sloan talks to NGA Director Gerard Vaughan & Chris Latham about German artist Franz Marc

Franz Marc

Franz Marc

Listen to an elegy for Rupert Brooke composed by his friend, FS Kelly, in WWI

The Irish Ambassador to Australia reflects with Chris Latham about music, poetry and the Somme and WW1

The strange tale of Botho Sigwart as told to Alex Sloan

The Last Post sung by Andrew Goodwin at 100 year Anniversary of the battle of Fromelles, France.

Frederick Septimus Kelly, athlete and lost Australian composer of WWI. Chris Latham talks to Jen Hunt of ABC SE Part 1

 

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Sacrifice, the Lost Songbirds of the Somme in Suzanne, France, the first few minutes, July 14 2016

Alex Sloan, Chris Latham discuss WWI with the German and French Ambassadors and listen to music composed there.

Alex Sloan and Chris Latham discuss the Battle of Verdun and listen to music created there.

The Last Post at the Performance of The Lost Songbirds of La Somme. Eglise Saint Remy, Suzanne, France. 14 July 2016. Directed by Christopher Latham, Andrew Goodwin tenor

 

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Australian Composer Frederick Septimus Kelly will be featured in the third of the Flowers of War Concerts in 2016 - listen here to his elegy for his friend, Rupert Brooke and a series of interviews with ABC SE's Jen Hunt. 

Above and left you can hear interviews on ABC Radio 666 in Canberra in 2016 with Chris Latham talking about lost music of Verdun with Alex Sloan, and an interview with the Ambassadors of Germany and France in conversation with Alex Sloan and Chris Latham, and (left) with the Director of the National Gallery of Australia, Gerard Vaughn discussing the art of Franz Marc, the man who painted blue horses. This interview includes a live performance from the Sculthorpe Quartet: Veronique Serret and Christopher Latham on violin, Tor Fromyhr on viola, David Pereira on cello, Tamara-Anna Cislowska on piano and Louise Page soprano on vocals.

Click on the link to the right hear about some of the music Chris Latham has discovered and created to commemorate WW1 in the Gallipoli Symphony.

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