Jeremy Irons to Narrate ‘The Final Coronation’

Oscar winner joins choir in Warwick

07 March 2011 – from the Stratford Observer

OSCAR-WINNING actor Jeremy Irons joins Armonico Consort in Warwick on March 26.
The star of stage and screen will be at St Mary’s Church to launch the choir’s tenth anniversary year, which aims to raise a further £100,000 for their Big Mouth Appeal – creating children’s choirs and training teachers as choir leaders.
In a programme called ‘The Final Coronation’ narrated by the actor, the award-winning choir will recreate elements of the ceremony from 1963 when the pope was last ‘crowned’, singing music performed at every coronation for 400 years by Palestrina and Orlando di Lasso.
Irons  is a familiar with the area having trod the boards at the RSC in Stratford on numerous occasions. He is also a well-known face on the big and small screen. He won an Oscar for his portrayal of Claus von Bülow lies in the 1990 film Reversal of Fortune. He is best known to television viewers for playing Charles Ryder in the classic adaptation of Brideshead Revisited.
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