Brass and choir are in harmony

Newstead Brass
Newstead Brass

Newstead Brass are putting the finishing touches to their programme for a night of Brass and Voices at Nottingham’s Albert Hall.

Newstead Brass will join with the Carlton Male Voice Choir at 7.30 pm tonight (Friday, October 24), for the concert, which is promoted by the Wainman Trust, a newly-formed charitable business operating care homes for older people, all run with a Christian ethos.

A Newstead Brass spokesperson commented: “The Wainman Trust motto is In Pursuit of Excellence and so it’s fitting that two of the area’s most successful amateur music groups are coming together for this event in this fine venue. We know that the audience will be in for a truly excellent evening.”

The Newstead Brass programme will include some favourites from their summer concerts, a brief look back to the centenary of the First World War and some new pieces selected for this event.

Carlton MVC will include the first performance of Freedom Song, a new composition by Charles Thompson-Armstrong. Band and choir will also join for a grand finale.

Tickets for the concert are £10, available from Gigantic Tickets Limited on 0115 8077900, or online at There are a limited number available from band and choir members and, subject to availability, at the door.

Please see the band website for more.