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Saturday 24 June 2023, 7.30pm

Saffron Walden Choral Society: 140th Anniversary Celebration Concert

Saffron Walden Choral Society: 140th Anniversary Celebration Concert

Presented by Saffron Walden Choral Society

Quintin Beer looking animated as he conducts

Saffron Walden Choral Society showcase a spectacular programme of choral music.

Saffron Walden Choral Society is celebrating its 140th Anniversary in 2023 and has commissioned a new composition from Roderick Williams, to celebrate the joy of singing. Both the new work and Blake Reimagined (Jerusalem) will include opportunities for the audience to sing with us.

Performance information

Running time

1 hour 40 minutes

Content warnings

Age Guidance 7+

This event is not recommended for children under 7 years old. Children under 5 years old will not be admitted to this performance.

Booking information

Seating style

This event has tiered stalls and balcony seating

Discounts

Under 25s can purchase half price tickets for this show.

Transport

Shuttle bus

The shuttle bus won't be running for this event

Programme and performers

Programme

  • Hubert Parry I was glad
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams 5 English Folk Songs
  • Roderick Williams Sing Joyfully (world premiere)
  • John Rutter Birthday Madrigals
  • William Walton Coronation Te Deum
  • Hubert Parry/Liz Dilnot Johnson Blake Reimagined
  • John Rutter Gloria

Performers

  • Saffron Walden Choral Society
  • Quintin Beer conductor
  • Richard Carr organ/piano

Volunteer with us

Our volunteers are the first port of call for our visiting audience, providing a friendly face and a warm welcome

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Information for your visit

Saturday 24 June 2023, 7.30pm

Schedule

All timings are approximate and will be updated closer to the show date. Please check the website on the day of the performance for up-to-date information.

Latecomers can usually be admitted at a suitable gap within the performance.

When to arrive

6.30pm - 7.15pm
We have over 400 free parking spots for anyone driving.

Foyer opens

6.30pm
Enjoy a drink at the bar before the auditorium opens.

Auditorium opens

7pm
Get your tickets ready for checking, find your seats, sit back and relax.

Show starts

7.30pm

Interval

Interval (20 mins)

Show ends

9.10pm (approx)

Content warnings

Age Guidance 7+

This event is not recommended for children under 7 years old. Children under 5 years old will not be admitted to this performance.

Location

Saffron Hall

Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4UH

Transport

Shuttle bus

The shuttle bus won't be running for this performance
More info

Additional information

Drinks

For this event, drinks are not allowed in the auditorium.

Cloakroom

We are unable to allow any bags into the performance space which are larger than a hand bag or small backpack. Unfortunately our cloakroom will not be in operation.

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Accessibility

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Parking

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