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Froxfield Choir Annual Summer Concert

June 13, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

| £15

Froxfield Choir’s annual Summer Concert, in aid of The Rosemary Foundation, will be on Saturday 13th June at 7.30pm at Holy Trinity, Privett.

The programme includes John Rutter’s Gloria, in celebration of the composer’s 70th birthday. Rutter is a close friend of the composer George Shearing, and he conducted the 1999 premier of Shearing’s Songs and Sonnets, which will also be performed in this concert.

Enjoy drinks outside before the performance and during the interval.

Tickets available from One Tree Books, Petersfield. £15 (£12 students).

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About Froxfield Choir

Froxfield Choir was formed in 1976 by Elizabeth Gotto and she continued to direct the choir, with a short break while she was abroad, until 2004. She is still an active supporter of the choir and for many years was conductor in the Service of Lessons and Carols at Holy Trinity, Privett.

Following Elizabeth’s retirement the choir was led initially by Nick Wilkes and then for eight years by Richard Smith. In January 2014 they welcomed a new Music Director, Richard McVeigh.

With around 45 members the Choir’s repertoire extends from the great choral works to lesser known pieces. Recent concerts have included David Fanshawe’s African Sanctus, which they were subsequently invited to sing on the opening night of the Petersfield Musical Festival in 2013, Bach’s Magnificat in D major and Handel’s Messiah. As well as performing two or three major concerts each year, the Choir is occasionally available for weddings, funerals or other services.

www.froxfieldchoir.co.uk

Details

Date:
June 13, 2015
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
£15
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Website:
http://froxfieldchoir.co.uk/

Organizer

Froxfield Choir
Phone:
01730 267367
Website:
http://froxfieldchoir.co.uk/

Venue

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Church Road, Alton, Hampshire GU34 3PE United Kingdom
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