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Preston Orpheus Choir to perform music old and new in A Festive Christmas

Posted on - 28th November, 2023 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Christmas, Music, Preston News, What's On in Preston
Preston Orpheus Choir rehearsing Star Journey
Preston Orpheus Choir rehearsing Star Journey

Preston Orpheus Choir is inviting locals to a special Christmas concert.

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A Festive Christmas will take place on Saturday 9 December at 7pm in St Michael and All Angels Church in Egerton Road, Ashton-on-Ribble.

The concert will be led by Music Director Dan Adams, with accompanist Paul Greenhalgh and Freckleton Brass Band.

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Choir member Mick Gardner said: “Christmas music old and new with plenty of opportunities for audience participation – who doesn’t love singing Christmas carols!

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“Among the items new to us is Paul Laurence Dunbar’s poem Christmas Carol, set to music by one of our tenors, James Walton, which won the BBC Radio 3 Carol Competition in 2020.

“We’ll also perform Star Journey, a suite of seven carols set to music by our Music Director Dan.”

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Admission is £13 for adults, £5 for under 18s, or £30 for two adults and two under 18s.

Advance tickets are available from TicketSource, or can be bought on the door using cash, card, contactless or cheque.

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For more information, visit the Preston Orpheus Choir website.

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