Paisley abbey concerts

Paisley Abbey…..Forthcoming Concerts

The summer series of music in Paisley Abbey continues with three outstanding concerts in July and August.

Friday, 19 July at 7.30pm………
The Halle Youth Choir

The Hallé Youth Choir was established in 2003 and has swiftly become recognised as one of the leading mixed-voice youth choirs in the country. Membership is for talented young singers across the North West region aged 13-19 years.
Since its creation the Youth Choir has covered a wide range of diverse repertoire. Highlights from recent seasons include performing Uri Caine’s world premiere Scenes from Childhood with Uri and the Hallé at The Bridgewater Hall, and performing alongside the Hallé and Hallé Choir in a performance of Mendelssohn’s Symphony No.2, ‘Lobgesang’ as part of the 2009 BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

Wednesday 24 July at 7.30pm…….
Chamber Philharmonia Cologne

For a number of years, Chamber Philharmonia Cologne has given concerts in the Abbey and this year has put together a wide and varied programme

This includes…………

Concerto in G Minor – Vivaldi

Concerto No 2 in E Minor – S Bach

Fandango for Guitar and Strings – Boccherini

Divertimento in B Flat Major – Mozart

Saturday 10 August at 7.30pm……….
Edinburgh Youth Orchestra

Soloists Julian Lloyd Weber and Jane Irwin, soprano

The programme includes…..

Cockaigne Overture- Elgar

Selection from Eugene Onegin – Tchaikovsky

Saint-Saens – The Swan

Music of the Night – Lloyd Weber

Porgy and Bess Suite – Gershwin

Tickets for the above concerts can be purchased from the Abbey, tel: 0141 889 7654 or at the door

Published by Alan Mathew

Church Musician, Organist, Choir Leader

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