Carillon Chamber Choir's farewell concert in St Albans
- Credit: Carillon Chamber Choir
A chamber choir will bring its distinguished 34-year history to a close at a celebratory farewell concert.
Carillon Chamber Choir will perform one final time on Saturday, October 2 in St Saviour’s Church, St Albans, at 7.30pm.
Conductor David Ireson has chosen a joyful and celebratory programme for the choir's swansong, including Bach's Magnificat and Vivaldi’s Gloria with the outstanding Amici Voices as soloists accompanied by the Lawes Chamber Orchestra.
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Over 34 years, the local choir has worked with 27 different conductors, performed over 200 concerts and built up a huge repertoire of sacred, secular, ancient and modern music.
World renowned soloists in major works have included Dame Emma Kirkby, James Bowman, Rogers Covey Crump, Carillon’s president, and Amici Voices, as well as internationally recognised pianist and composer Alissa Firsova.
Carillon’s chairman, Richard Bull, said: "The choir has had a wonderful 34 years and given performances reaching the highest standard of amateur singing.
"We are all, of course, friends too, which has been the bedrock of the group.
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"The concert on October 2 is a celebration of those years of singing and friendships and the opportunity to thank the choir’s many loyal supporters."