Best of British: University Brass Band and Chamber Choirs

Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
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Sunday 7th December 2014 (15:00)
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Best of British: University Brass Band and Chamber Choirs

Stuart Birnie brass band director
Jack Apperley and Claire Hughes chamber choir conductors

  • James MacMillan
    O Radiant Dawn
  • Elgar
    Owls. An Epitaph
  • Gibbons
    This is the Record of John
  • Tavener
    Hymn to the Mother of God
  • Vaughan-Williams
    The Turtle Dove
  • Sullivan
    The Lost Chord

The University Chamber Choirs join the Brass Band in a concert celebrating the best of British composers. With stirring choral works interspersed with a selection of rousing music for that most British of ensembles, the brass band, this concert promises to be an enjoyable evening for all. Under the direction of their newly appointed professional Musical Director, Stuart Birnie, the band are joined on stage by both the mixed and women’s chamber choirs as the finale of this concert for a performance of Arthur Sullivan’s enduringly popular The Lost Chord.

Venue: Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building

Admission: £10, £8 concessions, £3 students (Tickets may be purchased on the door or by contacting