All aboard the red double decker for a bus ride to Halifax Choral Society’s next concert at the Victoria Theatre, Halifax. The choir will be joined by the Royal Northern Sinfonia for a concert of music by Brahms on Sunday, March 30 at 4pm. The highlight will be Brahms’ German Requiem, one of the most outstanding choral works of the period. It will be sung in English and conducted by John Pryce-Jones with soloists Gillian Ramm, soprano, and Brian McBride, baritone.Press officer Tina Matthews said: “It is a brilliant concert for people to try out this type of music - it has something for everyone.”
To enable music fans from the Upper Calder Valley to enjoy the concert, Halifax Choral Society has arranged for a free bus from Todmorden. Supplied by Red Bus Days, the London Routemaster will leave Todmorden bus station at 2.55pm and travel through Hebden Bridge (3.05pm), Mytholmroyd (3.08pm), Luddenden Foot (3.14pm), Brearley (3.16pm) and King Cross (3.19pm). It will pick up passengers anywhere on the route where it is safe to stop - concert-goers should indicate that they wish to be picked up by holding out something red to catch the driver’s attention.
Tickets are available from the box office on 01422 351158.