Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man – Concert for Peace
Marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, the World Choir for Peace gave their first concert in Berlin, with 2,000 singers from more than 30 countries. They came together to sing for peace, performing Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man, conducted by the composer himself. This concert was televised in several European countries and performed together with the World Orchestra for Peace. Following the outstanding success of the event, the World Choir for Peace has become committed to being a musical ambassador for peace worldwide. The choir is being supported by the city of Hannover, UNESCO, the UN and the Mayors for Peace organisation.