The Armed Man (2000th Performance Limited Edition)
CD + DVD
1 Jul 2016
This popular choral and orchestral work was commissioned by the Royal Armouries Museum as part of the millennium celebrations and was given its world premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in April 2000. The work is now performed, on average, twice a week around the world. The album has never left the classical charts and has achieved seventeen gold and platinum disc awards, proving it to be a modern favourite in Britain and across the world.
This piece explores themes of war, peace and racial and religious tolerance, and incorporates, in words and music, cultural influences from across the world.