Two Choral Masterpieces ~ Verdi Requiem and Holst Hymn of Jesus
Event Date: February 14, 2010
Posted: February 15, 2010
Location: England, United Kingdom
Choir type: Chamber Choirs and Vocal Ensembles
When:- Sunday 28th March at 7.30pm
Where:- The Victoria Theatre - Wards End, Halifax HX1 1BU
Tickets:- Prices £8 to £25 with concessions
The Halifax Choral Society are joined by the Edinburgh Royal Choral Union who are touring in celebration of their groups’ 150th anniversary of music performance. Of the two pieces the Verdi Requiem is very well known as being quite incredible. The Holst Hymn of Jesus is not quite so well known, but it is described as awesome and ecstatic jubilant music filled with mystic majesty. The Conductor, John Pryce-Jones will manage the two choirs and also the North of England Chamber orchestra, together with four brilliant soloists who are Claire Rutter - sop, Madeleine Shaw - mezzo, John Hudson - tenor and Gidon Saks - bass.
Holst's beautiful Invocation for 'cello and orchestra also forms part of the concert and features as soloist the renowned Russian 'cellist, Alexander Volpov, principal cello in the North of England Concert Orchestra, and guest principal with many other leading orchestras.
Tickets are available from the theatre box office by telephoning 01422 351158 or from Halifax Choral Society on 01422 374216.
This surely will be a "not to be missed" concert.
Contact can be made via www.halifaxchoralsociety.co.uk or by email firstname.lastname@example.org