Society ready to spring into action

Bakewell Choral Society’s spring concert is to be held on Saturday, April 2 at Bakewell Parish Church, starting at 7.30pm. The concert features Haydn’s ‘Nelson’ Mass, Vivaldi’s Gloria and Britten’s Missa Brevis. The works will be conducted by Richard Barnes and the evening also features the Heart Of England Orchestra, soloists from the Royal Northern College of Music, students from Lady Manners School and organist Andrew Kirk.

Free local transport to the concert is available by contacting Penny Senior 01629 650919 by March 18 at the latest.

Later in the year, the society’s summer concert will be held on Saturday, July 9, at Lady Manners School, starting at 7.30pm

The evening is billed as a Jazz and Voices event, to include Bob Chilcott’s Jazz Folk Songs. The society will again be conducted by Richard Barnes, accompanied by Amanda Kornas.

For both events, tickets are £10 (children and students get in free), available from choir members, on the door or from Bakewell bookshop. Refreshments are available.