Choral Society autumn concert

Lytham St annes Choral Socierty concert
Lytham St annes Choral Socierty concert
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Lytham St Annes Choral Society give their Autumn Concert on Saturday at Church Road Methodist Church in St Annes.

The programme comprises Haydn’s Drum Roll Massa and Elgar’s The Music Makers, his last great choral work in which he quotes musical phrases from several of his other works including Nimrod, The Dream of Gerontius, The Sea Pictures, the violin concerto and his two symphonies.

The soloists are Tanya Small (soprano), Helen Gregory (mezzo-soprano), Adam Smith (tenor) and Amandus Kamran (baritone).

The concert starts at 7.30pm and tickets are £9 (£10 on the door) free to under 16s.

* Despite the shock decision by Six Piers decision to cancel the Christmas edition of Legends on Central Pier, the tribute production still continues to pack audiences in elsewhere.

Now in its sixth year the show’s yearly run of sell out Legends Christmas Party Nights at the Royal Armouries, Leeds starts on December 1 and attracts audiences form far and wide.

Said producer and director Trevor Chance: “Our summer season has once again been a resounding success and we are taking lots of calls from loyal fans asking where they can see Legends now that the Blackpool Christmas show has been cancelled.

So if any of our Blackpool fans would like information on Leeds this Christmas, they can call The Royal Armouries on 0113 2201999 –

* Organisers of Lytham Proms Festival Weekend 2013 are delighted with ticket demand so far.

“The 80’s Strikes Back has been a very popular choice amongst locals and ticket sales have reflected this,” said Cuffe & Taylor director Peter Taylor. “Within the first few hours of being on sale tickets have been selling really well.

“We are also really pleased to be welcoming Lytham Proms Festival Weekend 2013 star Russell Watson to Lytham next week and doing the honour of switching on Lytham’s Christmas Lights.”