Choral concert for a good cause

ST Peter’s Church at Edensor will be the venue on Saturday, May 14, for a Renaissance Voices Choral Concert.

The concert at the church on the Chatsworth Estate is in aid of Friends of the Peak District and gets under way at 7.30pm. Renaissance Voices is an early music chamber choir of 24 singers from the Midlands and northern counties, based in the Peak District. The concert will include items of Renaissance and Baroque secular and sacred music. The church music half of the evening’s performance will have anthems and motets by Byrd, Tallis, Weelkes, Purcell, Palestrina, Guerrero, Monteverdi, Victoria, Lobo and Bach. The secular music will include English Ayres and Madrigals by Dowland, Morley and Gibbons.

Tickets are £10 with all profits going to Friends of the Peak District. You can buy a ticket on the door, in advance from George Wolfe on 01433 631 308, or from Friends of the Peak District on 0114 266 5822.