University Chorus and Chamber Choirs

Bramall Music Building
Sunday 24th November 2013 (18:00-20:00)
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The University Music Society’s 200-strong University Chorus make their Elgar Concert Hall debut under the direction of CBSO Chorus Associate Conductor, Julian Wilkins. They perform the jazz and latin American influenced The Rio Grande, which features two pianists and percussion. The UMS Chamber Choirs present a selection of popular music, including a suite of songs representing the seasons by Mascagni, Holst, Beck and Elgar.

Julian Wilkins chorus director

Anthea Ma chamber choir conductor

George Taylor chamber choir conductor

David Quigley & Jon French piano

Bethany Higham-Edwards percussion

Candida Bowtell percussion

Chamber Choirs

  • Mascagni - Anthem for Spring
  • Holst - Summer from Two Eastern Pictures
  • Beck - Autumn
  • Elgar - The Snow
  • Purcell - I Was Glad

University Chorus

  • Byrd - Sing Joyfully
  • Brahms - Liebeslieder-Walzer
  • Lambert - The Rio Grande  

Tickets cost: £10, £8 concessions, £3 students.

Tickets are available on the door or from

This performance is part of the Bramall First Anniversary Weekend: also see the Birmingham University Singers and University Women's Choir event - and get tickets for both events for £17, £13 concessions, £5 students from