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Brahms' Requiem Performance

In aid of CLIC Sargent CLIC

Sunday 28 January 2018 at 7.30pm in the MGS Memorial Hall

A performance of Brahms' Requiem will take place in the MGS Memorial Hall on Sunday 28 January 2018, at 7.30pm, in aid of CLIC Sargent. 

This follows the success of Verdi's Requiem in January 2016 which raised more than £10,000 for CLIC Sargent. 

Brahms' setting of the requiem text was originally written in German, but due to the limited rehearsal time for the project, we will be performing it in English. There are some very famous sections which will be familiar and some fantastic tunes. It is scored for orchestra, choir and soloists. This is a project that will involve MGS boys, parents, staff and professional and amateur players and singers from across the Manchester area. 

2018 rehearsal dates in the MGS Memorial Hall

  • Wednesday 10 January, 7pm-9.30pm

  • Monday 15 January, 7pm-9.30pm

  • Monday 22 Janaury, 7pm-9.30pm

  • Thursday 25 January, 7pm-9.30pm

Concert Day: Sunday 28 January 2018

  • Rehearsal with orchestra, 2pm-5pm

  • Concert, 7.30pm 

The fee to participate will be £30. There will be no charge for those under the age of 18 from MGS, or from any other school who wish to participate in the chorus.

If you wish to sing in the chorus, please email Penny Anson at penny.cssingers@gmail.com who is co-ordinating and arranging the choir. Please give the following information - voice (SATB), phone number(s), email, and house address. There is no need to send any money. Penny's phone numbers are: 07736 892761 and 01625 532906. 

For more information regarding the charity CLIC Sargent, please follow the link below: 

www.clicsargent.org.uk

Please forward the details of this opportunity to anyone you know who might be interested in participating. 

Tickets for the performance can be purchased from https://www.thelittleboxoffice.com/mgs 

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