Bel Canto to open Tickhill Music Society season

By Michael Upton | 28/08/2019

Bel Canto to open Tickhill Music Society season

CHORAL group Bel Canto return to South Yorkshire next month for a concert featuring works by Verdi, Handel and Mozart.

The music of more modern composers including Karl Jenkins, Howard Goodall, John Rutter and songs from stage and screen will also be showcased at the Tickhill Music Society evening on Friday, September 13, at 7pm.

Bel Canto will be conducted by Robert Webb at the concert at St Mary’s Church in Tickhill.

Admission is £12 on the door and free for students and children.

The society has also unveiled details of the rest of its concerts during the 2019/20 season.

Those from October onwards will all take place at Tickhill’s St Mary’s Primary School on St Mary’s Road and start at 7pm. 

On October 18, Lithuanian pianist Ugnius Pauliukonis will perform works by Haydn, Chopin and Debussy and on November 8 Tessa Seymour (cello) and Joseph Haviat (piano) will perform works by Debussy, Shostakovich and Brahms. 

December 13 sees Change for Two Tenors and February 7 will feature the Barcian Quartet playing works by Mozart, Bartok and Schumann.

On March 13, Emma Halnan (flute) and Daniel King-Smith (piano) are in concert and the season ends on April 24 with Rob Burton (saxophone) and Christine Zerafa (piano).

A subscription for seven concerts costs £60 (concessions for those aged 60-plus £55). A subscription for four concerts costs £40. 

Non-members pay £12 for each event on the door, with accompanied children (under 16) and students (16-19) getting for free. 

More information is available by contacting Adrian Hattrell on 07776 022713 or visiting www.tickhillmusicsociety.org.