Bedford Arts Choir presents Songs From The Wooden Hill

28/11/2013

 

Bedford Arts Choir presents Songs From The Wooden Hill

28/11/2013

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A fantastic night of choral and acoustic new music, Bedford Arts Choir perform Songs From The Wooden Hill written and performed by local talent, and supported by local business The Burnaby Arms, is coming to St Cuthbert’s Hall.

Songs From The Wooden Hill is a new collection of contemporary songs by Bedford songwriters, arranged for the Bedford Arts Choir by Roger Illingworth and Johnny Parry.

This unique concert showcases some of our finest local songwriting, from absurdist to lovelorn, including works by Rebecca De Winter, Simon Gutteridge, Joff Lincoln, Johnny Mudd, Christian Webb and Davy Willis. The 30 strong choir will perform the new choral arrangements along with solo acoustic sets by the songwriters themselves, promising an intimate and memorable evening.

Sunday 8th December 7.30pm tickets £4.00 in advance / £5 on the door

St Cuthberts Hall, Newnham St, Bedford

Click the link to book your tickets; http://www.bedfordcreativearts.org.uk/index.php/events/bedford-arts-choir-present-songs-from-the-wooden-hill/

About The Bedford Arts Choir:

Originally formed last summer to perform Johnny Parry’s An of All Things, The Bedford Arts Choir continues to perform original new music and is open to new members. This new repertoire includes choral arrangements of contemporary folk, blues and country works.

About Johnny Parry and Roger Illingworth:
Both Bedford composers and musicians, Johnny Parry performs with his Chamber Orchestra which has just released their sixth recording, An Anthology Of All Things.
Roger Illingworth’s band, Buzzard Lope has just released their second album, Pyrrhic Victories.

http://www.johnnyparry.com/

http://buzzardlope.bandcamp.com/

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