“In Flanders Fields”
Music by John Jacobson and Roger Emerson , poem by John McCrae
Arranged by Deputy Conductor Dominique Lecomte
Royal Belgian Airforce Orchestra under conductor Captain Matty Cilissen
Performed during the ninetieth anniversary of the Menin Gate, 24th July 2017
On 27th October, Emma will sing during a ceremony at the American Cemetery in Belgium, “In Flanders Fields” to mark the one hundredth anniversary of American Operations in Belgium during the First World War. There are 368 burials at “In Flanders Fields” cemetery, and a wall commemorates the 43 missing.
Emma will sing with the SHAPE (Supreme HeadquartersAllied Powers Europe) Band. Her repertoire includes Jacobson and Emerson’s setting of John McCrae’s poem “In Flanders Fields,” arranged for Emma and the Orchestra of the Royal Belgian Air Forceby Deputy Conductor Dominique Lecomte.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please click here.
Saturday, October 27, 15:00, ABMC In Flanders Fields, Waregem, Belgium