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image for Music item typeWitham Choral Society - Remembrance Concert at Witham United Reformed Church

Music, Sat 12 Nov 2016


Witham United Reformed Church


Newland Street,


Witham Choral Society – Conductor, Patrick McCarthy
Antony Mortimer, Stephen Evans (piano and organ)
Paul Lockyer (cello)

Remembrance Concert

Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man Suite
Mendelssohn: Hear my Prayer
and other Remembrance Music and Readings

Remembrance Concert
Remembrance will be the subject of Witham Choral Society’s concert at 7.30 p.m. on Saturday 12 November at the United Reformed Church, Newland Street.

Musical Director Patrick McCarthy will be conducting excerpts from Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man, Mendelssohn’s Hear My Prayer and other remembrance music.

Chairman Anne Priest told us: “The Armed Man is one of my favourite choral pieces. It is tuneful and moving and so appropriate for our ‘Lest we forget’ theme. And we are lucky enough to have the distinguished Paul Lockyer to play the cello solos.”

Patrick mentioned: “Wendy Watkins will be featured in Hear My Prayer which includes the well-known and much-loved O for the Wings of a Dove.”

The Witham branch of The British Legion will be participating in the concert with one of their members doing one of the readings.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 12 Nov 2016 19:30


Tickets £10 (£5 full-time education) available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall and from choir members. Information from 01376 513713 and www.withamchoralsociety.org.uk

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