Choral society’s spring concert

John Pryce-Jones
John Pryce-Jones

Halifax Choral Society will take to the stage of the Victoria Theatre, Halifax, on Sunday, March 24 for its spring concert.

The programme for the concert, which has a 4pm start, will include Dvorac’s Serenade for Wind and Strings in D minor, Anton Bruckner’s Mass in E Minor, Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks and Igor Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms.

The choir and the North of England Concert Orchestra will be conducted by John Pryce Jones.

Publicity officer Tina Matthews said: “This concert promises some fabulous music for our audience.”

Halifax Choral Society is the world’s oldest choral society with a continuous record of performance. The choir is fast approaching its bicentenary season in 2017-18, and has ambitious plans which include a full-scale oratorio commission from composer Philip Wilby.

Tickets are available from the box office on 01422 351158 and cost £8 to £22.

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