Following another successful performance at the Glasgow Music Festival in March, at which the Choir came second in its category just being pipped by one point by another respected community choir from Glasgow, Merchant Voices, the Choir is now busy rehearsing for a number of appearances in spring and early summer. First will be a guest appearance with The Glasgow Phoenix Choir at a Gala Charity Concert in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Friday 19th May 2017 at 7.30pm. Tickets priced £10 – £17 can be obtained from the Box Office at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. All proceeds from this Concert will be donated to The Royal British Legion and Poppyscotland.
Next up will be the Choir’s Summer Concert ‘Swing into Summer’ which will be held in St John’s-Renfield Church, 22 Beaconsfield Road, Kelvindale, G2 0NY on Sunday 18th June 2017 at 7.00pm. The programme will include works by Mozart, Karl Jenkins, Bob Chilcott, Howard Goodall, Verdi and a new work written for the choir by Claire Griffin. Tickets priced £10 each (children under 12 are free) are available from members of the choir or from:-
The Choir will be performing again with a number of other Glasgow Choirs at this year’s ‘Voice2@thebandstand’, a joint City of Glasgow Music and West End Festival event, held at the Bandstand in Kelvingrove Park on Saturday, 24th June 2017 from 12.00noon through to 7.00pm. Entry to this event is Free.
Finally, during the week 19th – 25th June 2017, the Choir will be contributing to a National Theatre of Scotland community engagement production entitled ‘Submarine Time Machine’. This will take place on the Forth & Clyde Canal at 125 Craighall Road near the NTS Rockvilla Centre. There will be daily performances on Tuesday 20th, Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd June at 10.30am and on Saturday 24th June at 2.30pm with two performances on Sunday 25th June at 11.00am and 2.30pm. Ticket information TBC.