Four Sheffield music groups in concert

No less than four groups of Sheffield music makers are in concert on Saturday night (July 6).

By Julia Armstrong
Wednesday, 05 June, 2019, 08:41
Endclliffe Orchestra

Escafeld Chorale celebrate their 50th anniversary with a Summer Anniversary Concert.

The concert comprises a mixed programme featuring favourite pieces, from madrigals to musicals, including a composition by the choir’s founder, Ron Law.

Escafeld Chorale's associate soloist, Sarah Leffler

Joining them will be three former associate soloists, Debra Finch. Rosie Williamson and Timothy Peters, and current soloist Sarah Leffler. The scheme offers young singers a bursary towards their studies and the opportunity to take part in concerts for a year.

The concert, at Holy Trinity Church, Millhouses, will be followed by a reception. Tickets: www.escafeldhorale.org.uk.

Go around the world in 80 minutes with the Sterndale Singers, with pianist Philip Collin, at Channing Hall, Surrey Street.

The music takes in Paris, Brindisi, Japan. Egypt, South America and New York. The mood is relaxed with themed cocktails and soft drinks available.

Tickets: 0114 255 4962.

Sheffield Chorale present Summertime Blues, an evening of choral blues and jazz including John Rutter's Birthday Madrigals, George Shearing's Songs and Sonnets and Mass in Blue by Will Todd. That features soprano soloist Hannah Wysome and a jazz trio.

Tickets: email tickets@sheffieldchorale.co.uk or call 07816 062905.

Endcliffe Orchestra’s summer concert features soloist Kaoru Bingham for Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A Minor.

The concert will showcase the winning entries from the Janet Altman Composing Competition: Anemoi by Saskia Huxham and Symphonic Dances by Robin Hughes.

Other pieces include Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture and Liszt’s symphonic poem Les Preludes.

Venue is St Luke’s Church, Blackbrook Road, Lodge Moor. Tickets: www.endcliffeorchestra.org.uk or 07470 242194.