Three Spring Concerts from Anglia Ruskin University

Published: 25 February 2010 at 10:04

Anglia Ruskin Orchestra and Chorus perform three concerts

Anglia Ruskin University is heralding the arrival of spring with a flourish of concerts featuring Angla Ruskin Orchestra and Chorus.

The first performance will be on 17 March at 8.00pm at West Road Concert Hall where
Anglia Ruskin Orchestra and Chorus join forces under the batons of principal conductors Paul Jackson and Alan Rochford in a programme including Fratres, for cello and string orchestra, by the Estonian composer, Arvo Pärt, Luciano Berio's wonderfully evocative Folk Songs, for mezzo soprano and chamber orchestra and Stravinsky's delightful orchestration of his own piano duets, Suites No. 1 and 2 for chamber orchestra. The programme concludes with John Rutter's beautiful Requiem, for soprano, chorus and small orchestra. Tickets available from the Mumford Theatre Box Office priced at £10 (£7 concessions; £5 students) Tel: 01223 352932 and on the door.

On 21 May at 8.00pm at All Saints, Jesus Lane, Cambridge, Anglia Chamber Choir will perform again, accompanied by Anglia Orchestra again under the guidance of Paul Jackson and Alan Rochford. This time with programme will feature Arvo Pärt, Fratres for cello and string orchestra; Haydn’s Symphony No.60 in C Major (Il Distratto); and John Rutter’s  Requiem.  Tickets are available from the Mumford Theatre Box Office (£8 and £5 concessions) on 01223 352932 and on the door.

The same concert will be performed on 23 May at 7.30pm at Binham Priory, North Norfolk.

Proceeds from this concert will be donated to the Priory Church. For enquiries and tickets, contact David Frost on 01328 830362.