The Age of Choirs

St George's Church - Edgbaston
Arts and Law, Arts and Science Festival, Performance
Saturday 21st March 2015 (19:30-22:00)
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  • Music Society and Department of Music

The Age of Choirs

  • University Women's Choir
  • Chamber Choirs

Simon Halsey conductor
Jack Apperley and Claire Hughes student conductors

In this concert three of the University’s choirs join forces to present a concert giving a brief history of choral chamber music with Simon Halsey and two talented student conductors. The Music Society’s female voices chamber choir perform a programme from the Baroque period (c.1600 - c.1750) before passing the baton to the mixed voices chamber choir as they take us into the Classical and Romantic eras (c.1750 - c.1900). Bringing the programme to modern day will be the award-winning University Women’s Choir who will perform choral works from the 20th century, written entirely by female composers.

Venue: St George's Church, Edgbaston

Admission: £10, £8 concessions, £3 students.  Tickets available on the door or online at (Product Catalogue > Non-Academic Departments > University Music Concerts).