Berwick Arts Choir upcoming events
Pre-concert Lecture: Music in Times of War and Peace
William Elder Building in Castlegate, Berwick
An die Musik: Handel and Haydn Friday 20 April 2018 10am - 12 noon
This lecture is a collaboration with Berwick Educational Association (BEA) who run classes and talks on a wide variety of subjects. We are fortunate to have Dr Richard Moore of BEA giving a lecture on the musical, historical and cultural background to the Handel and Haydn works before the Berwick Arts Choir's live concert the following evening. Tickets for the lecture alone cost £6. Bookable online using the link below.
Tickets for the concert alone cost £10 and are available from Grieve's stationers Berwick, choir members or on the door.
For people wishing to attend both the lecture and the concert there is a cost reduction. Total ticket price for both events £12. Bookable online using the link below.
Concert - Peace and War
Holy Trinity Church Berwick upon Tweed
Saturday 21st April 2018
George Frideric Handel - Te Deum and Jubilate for the Peace of Utrecht
This work was written to recognise the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713 which ended the war of the Spanish succession.
Joseph Haydn - Mass in Time of War
Also known as the Paukenmesse this work was composed in 1796.
With Berwick Arts Orchestra and soloists from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, soprano Catrin Woodruff, mezzo Joanna Harris, tenor Liam Bonthorne and baritone Arthur Bruce.
The concert starts at 7pm.