Christmas Classics return to
Liverpool Cathedral with a Sense of Sound
LIVERPOOL Cathedral’s Choristers will join
voices with renowned local choir Sense of Sound Singers for an
exciting evening of Christmas music on 3 December 2011.
This time the action moves onto the main floor for the annual
BBC Radio personality Roger Philips returns to host
the evening of popular sacred and secular Christmas music in aid of
Claire House and the Cathedral.
Rapidly established as a highlight in the Cathedral’s calendar,
Christmas Classics has grown in popularity over the years and for
the first time takes over the entire Cathedral. The
Cathedral’s Music Director David Poulter and Sense of Sound’s
Artistic Director Jennifer John and Musical Director Perri Alleyne-Hughes
have put together a diverse programme, that showcases each choir’s
individual style, while blending them together for what promises to
be an evening of unique musical treats.
David Poulter said:- "It will be such fun to
work with a choir so different to ours, and I am really looking
forward to being able to combine our musical styles for an evening
that will get everyone in the Christmas mood."
Jennifer John added:- "We are thrilled to be performing in the
magnificent Cathedral alongside the wonderful Cathedral choristers.
We want to see the Cathedral filled with magnificent Christmas music
to herald in the festive season."
Helen Carlson from Claire House said:- "We’re delighted to be
a part of this wonderful concert. We are so excited about hearing
the wonderful music from these 2 fantastic choirs in such an awe
Eryl Parry, Director of Enterprises added:- "Christmas
Classics is one of our most anticipated events and this year it has
got even better with our creative partnership with the fabulous
Sense of Sound Singers. We think this will be an occasion which will
remain in the memory long after the last note echoes around our
Tickets for the event are on sale from the
Cathedral Shop priced
£10. Or you can enjoy a special pre concert 2 course festive buffet
before the show for £25 (ticket and buffet).
JOIN SANTA DASH AND HELP SAVE
PLANS are already well underway for this
year’s Santa Dash 5k run in Liverpool and participants are being
encouraged to sign up now to take part and support a leading
On Sunday 4 December in Liverpool City Centre, thousands of people
will be taking part in the annual race all dressed in bright red
Santa suits while raising money for good causes.
The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, the leading UK charity helping
people with muscle wasting conditions, is appealing to Merseyside
residents to take part in the run to raise money for people with
devastating muscle-wasting diseases. Participants are asked to try
to raise at least £100 in sponsorship and all those who register
will receive a full sponsorship pack as well as their free Santa
suit. In addition, whoever raises the most sponsorship for the
charity from the run will receive a Christmas hamper, courtesy of
the Park Foods Group.
Charles Horton, Volunteer Fundraising Manager for the Muscular
Dystrophy Campaign said:- “I hope the people of Merseyside
take part in the Santa Dash this December and help us continue our
work funding pioneering research to find a cure for muscle disease.
The run promises to be a great event with everyone in the festive
spirit and it should be a real sight as thousands of Santa’s go
jogging through the streets of Liverpool!"
For further details and an entry pack please
email or call Tilly Dowling on:- 07523