This year marks the centenary of the battle of Passchendaele, a battle whose death toll exceeded half a million. On 10th November, the eve of the armistice ninety-nine years ago, a memorial service will be held in the town of Passchendaele followed by a concert. Emma will sing with the Canadian Army Band Musique Royal 22ème Régiment, together with folksinger Alan Brydon, The Swigshift, Harmonie St. Cecelia Beselare, and Field Marshal Haig’s Own Pipes & Drums, in the presence of the Canadian Ambassador to Belgium Olivier Nicoloff, the Belgian Minister of Defense, and other representatives.

Tickets are available via the following e-mail address:, and can be purchased in the shop of the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917