Come and sing choral favourites

Nottingham Harmonic Choir
Nottingham Harmonic Choir

Come and sing - with others - some wonderful choral works at a event being held by Nottingham Harmonic Choir.

First, there’s Puccini’s lovely and lyrical Messa di Gloria, with a surprise around every musical corner.

Also, come and learn about the enigmatic scale used by Verdi in his Four Sacred Pieces.

The day takes place on Saturday, March 22 at 9.30am, and will be led by the experienced musical director of Nottingham Harmonic Choir, Richard Laing.

The venue, Nottingham Girls High School, has ample parking facilities.

Full details and booking forms are available at www.NottinghamHarmonic.org or by contacting Andrew Kettlewell on 0115 9259091.

The Nottingham Harmonic Choir was started in 1856, and is the civic choir of Nottingham.

Many world renowned conductors and orchestras have been part of their history, and up to the present day, including Sir Malcolm Sargent, Sir David Willcocks, Sir Mark Elder, the Halle, the CBSO, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and, from the East Midlands, Sinfonia ViVa to name a few.

n The Vienna Tonkunstler Orchestra will be performing at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Friday, March 7.

Conducted by Andres Orozco-Estrada, the orchestra will perform Beethoven’s dramatic Egmont Overture, Rachmaninov’s youthful Piano Concerto No 1, Kodaly’s colourful Dances Of Galanta, and Dvorak’s attractive Symphony No 8.

The piano soloist is Barry Douglas and the concert starts at 7.30pm.

Call 0115 989555 for tickets.