Burnham and Highbridge Choral Society perform at Royal Albert
group of 11 singers from the Burnham and Highbridge Choral Society
travelled to London on Sunday (8th July) to take part in an unforgettable
performance at The Royal Albert Hall.
group, pictured, sang with Britain's largest choral society, The
Really Big Chorus, during the world premier of the new Karl Jenkins,
Olympics inspired piece 'The Gods of Olympus'.
items performed during the Singday 2012 concert, held to raise
funds for the National Autistic Society, included Karl Jenkins
'The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace' and Eric Coates 'The London
Kay conducted the choir and the orchestra was the London Festival
spokesperson from Burnham and Highbridge Choral Society told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Not only was this a really exciting chance to sing in The
Albert Hall, but to be singing in a world premier of a Karl Jenkins
piece just made it so amazing."
work has been awarded an 'Inspire' mark by LOCOG (London Organising
Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games).
Really Big Chorus is Britain's largest choral society, made up
of singers from hundreds of different choirs all over the UK as
well as thousands of individuals.