"It is a terrific work – majestic, moving, monumental and a wholly convincing commemoration of an exceptionally important moment in human and Australian history.

It was a deeply memorable experience."

Kim Williams 


"Christopher Bowen has written some fine work over the years. In Australian War Requiem he has established himself as a great composer for all time. musically this was a thrilling and unforgettable experience"

Lauris Elms AM OBE



A moving, inspiring and wonderful concert.

I can't recall a more immediate standing ovation."

Andrew Mc Kinnon