David Temple, Musical Director of the Hertfordshire Chorus tells Jill Burridge about recent and imminent performances in St Albans, Welwyn Garden City, Gateshead, Coventry and Wroclaw - with music that includes Handel's 'Messiah' (15 February 2020 in St Albans Cathedral), Mendelssohn's 'Elijah' (2019 in St Albans Cathedral), 'Porgy & Bess' (Wroclaw, Poland - September 2019), [...]
Christmas 2019 has gone and the decorations are all stored away, but there's always time to enjoy the singing of The Hertfordshire Chorus, whose performance of carols in this Christmas Special from Local Life is interspersed by extracts from Christina Rossetti, Charles Dickens, Shakespeare, Longfellow and others - read by Jill Burridge and David Ireson.
David Ireson tells Jill Burridge about concerts and recitals due to be performed in the next few weeks at venues including St Peters, St Saviours, St Albans Cathedral, the Abbey Theatre Studio and the Western Auditorium in Hatfield.
David Ireson and Jill Burridge tell us about what's coming up in St Albans & Harpenden venues over the next few weeks (including the first concert in the Assembly Room at the new Museum + Gallery) in this final edition of In Concert before the summer break.
April brings an impressive variety of choral and orchestral performances across the District - at St Peter's and St Saviour's Churches and The Cathedral in St Albans, at St John's Church in Southdown, and at St George's School and the High Street Methodist Church in Harpenden. David Ireson tells Jill Burridge all about what each [...]
In this regular monthly item from Local Life, Jill Burridge chats with local music-maker David Ireson about some of the orchestral and choral performances that can be enjoyed around the City & District during March.