A Christmas Carnival
  • Sunday 8 December 2019, 3:30pm
  • The Stoller Hall
  • £9-£7
Image A Christmas Carnival

On 6 December 1969, Chetham’s Intermediate Orchestra performed The Carnival of the Animals. Fifty years later we’re doing it again, along with a selection of carols and instrumental works from Chetham’s Christmasses through the ages. Former student Simon Wright, conductor, organist and Musical Director of the Britten Singers – leads an orchestra of students past and present in a festive journey through Chetham’s history, and a celebration of those visionaries who created this unique musical community half a century ago.

A Christmas Carnival
  • The Stoller Hall
  • £9-£7

Performers

Performers

Featuring Simon Wright and David Hill
Presented by Tom Redmond

Programme

Programme

Gordon CROSSE Chetham’s String suite (premiere)
Norman COCKER Chetham’s Symphony
Gerald LITTLEWOOD Psalm No. 150
SAINT-SAËNS The Carnival of the Animals

On 6 December 1969, Chetham’s Intermediate Orchestra performed The Carnival of the Animals. Fifty years later we’re doing it again, along with a selection of carols and instrumental works from Chetham’s Christmasses through the ages. Former student Simon Wright, conductor, organist and Musical Director of the Britten Singers – leads an orchestra of students past and present in a festive journey through Chetham’s history, and a celebration of those visionaries who created this unique musical community half a century ago.

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