Society to perform Burnham church anniversary concert tonight
tickets are on sale for Burnham & Highbridge Choral Society's
Spring concert, which will be held tonight (Saturday) to celebrate
the 700th Anniversary of St Andrew's Church by performing music
that spans the centuries.
special concert will take place at 7.30pm in St Andrew's Church
and will feature music from great composers including John Dowland
and Henry Purcell to our modern greats Karl Jenkins & Sir
Andrew Lloyd Webber.
society will be joined by Baritone soloist Amon-Ra Twilley. Although
Ra is only 23 years old, he has sung as a treble at Tewkesbury
Abbey with choirmaster Ben Nicholas.
attended Cheltenham College, singing in the chapel choirs and
the barbershop group. Then having undertaken a gap year at Sherborne
School as a Choral Scholar, he studied at Royal Holloway College,
University of London, also as a Choral Scholar in the chapel choir
led by Rupert Gough.
has an MA in Music Education and Performance from Trinity Laban
Conservatoire of Music and Dance, where he was a Trinity College
London Choral Scholar in the Old Royal Naval College chapel choir
directed by Ralph Allwood. Ra now sings with professional choirs
as well as opera companies and enjoys teaching singing.
will cost £7.50 (£4 for those under 16) are are available
from Material Needs in the High Street (cash only please) or from
choir members and on the door. Come and enjoy this celebration
of great music.