THE BRITISH POLICE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ARE PERFORMING AT WORCESTER CATHEDRAL ‘A CELEBRATION OF BRITISH MUSIC’
The British Police Symphony Orchestra will be performing at Worcester Cathedral ‘A Celebration of British Music’ on Saturday 16th April, at 7.30pm, with well-known works from Elgar, Wood, Bax and Walton, finishing with their very own Last Night of The Proms!
The BPSO are proudly supporting Longlands Care Farm for this event. Longlands Care Farm is a local charity that provide care and support to disadvantaged and vulnerable young people who are not succeeding in mainstream education.
Longlands offers opportunities to gain employer recognised qualifications through meaningful work on an organic livestock farm and teaches life skills for independent living. All proceeds will go directly to Longlands and will help support the building of much needed facilities.
The British Police Symphony Orchestra is one of the best non-professional orchestras in the country drawing its players from across the police force areas of the UK. It recently celebrated its 25th year of music making and is delighted to be able to support Longlands Care Farm in this way.
The concert will also host the orchestral premiere of Ian Venables’ ‘Remember This’ featuring soprano Claire Prewer and tenor Richard Coxon.
The Girls Choristers of Worcester Cathedral will perform alongside the orchestra in what is sure to be a night of fantastic music.
The musical programme includes, Remember This -Ian Venables; Tintagel – Bax; Spitfire Prelude and Fugue – Walton; Two Songs Op.26 – Elgar; Fantasia on British Sea Songs – Wood; Rule, Britannia! – Arne; Pomp & Circumstance No.1 - Elgar
Tickets are available from Worcester Live Box Office on 01905 611427 and are priced at £8, £15 and £25.
There are a limited number of VIP tickets available which offer entertainment in the beautiful Chapter House at the Cathedral with a pre-concert drinks party at 6.30pm. Canapés will be served and a classical trio will help put guests in the mood for the main event. Those with VIP tickets will also receive front nave seating and be taken care of during the interval.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to see one of the country’s best non-professional orchestras and help support a worthwhile local charity.