Hepton Singers, 'Cloths of Heaven: An Evening of Renaissance and Contemporary Choral Music'
Date: Saturday 23rd June
Location: Cross Street Unitarian Chapel, Manchester, M2 1NL
Tickets: Free! Donations welcome
Benefit concert, by the Hepton Singers, in aid of the Booth Centre.
The Hepton Singers, a chamber choir based in Hebden Bridge, return to Manchester for their summer concert on Saturday June 23rd at 7.30pm.
The concert will feature Renaissance music by Guerrero, Victoria, de Torres, Tallis, and Purcell, and more modern music by James MacMillan, Howard Skempton, Judith Weir, Galina Grigorjeva and Thea Musgrave. The centre-piece of the evening will be the extended work Rehearsing the Languages of Birds, written by the choir’s Musical Director Alison West, celebrating the sounds of British birds and their Latin names.
Refreshments will be served, entry is free, with donations to the Booth Centre, the charity which provided advice, support and activities for homeless people and thse at risk of homelessness in Manchester.
Visit Hepton Singers' website for more info.