Come and Sing the last movement of the iconic Beethoven's 9th (Choral) Symphony with Salford
Saturday 15th February 2014
Led by Matthew Hamilton
Accompanist: Roderick Barrand
Salford Symphony Orchestra and soloists
Peel Hall, University of Salford,
Peel Building, Peel Park Campus,
The Crescent, Salford, M5 4WT
Salford Symphony teamed-up with the Salford Choral Society to perform the last movement of the iconic Beethoven's 9th (Choral) Symphony. This was a fantastic opportunity for people of any vocal ability to perform this iconic work with a full symphony orchestra and soloists.
Matthew Hamilton is in demand as a conductor of choral ensembles throughout the UK. He appears frequently with groups such as BBC Singers, London Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony
Chorus and CBSO Chorus, and has worked with youth and student choirs including the National Youth Choir, Hallé Youth Choir, Royal College of Music Chorus, and Three Choirs Festival Youth Choir. He has recently been appointed to the choral department at London Symphony Orchestra, and is Musical Director of Reading Bach Choir, Keele Bach Choir and Salford Choral Society.
Roderick Barrand, Accompanist, has been on the staff of the RNCM since 1979.
He has performed with many leading singers and instrumentalists, has recorded for Hyperion Records, and has broadcast on BBC 3, local radio and television. Roderick has been official accompanist to Salford Choral Society since 1985, and has appeared as concerto soloist with Sale Chamber Orchestra and the Northern Chamber Orchestra.
Programme for the Day
9.30 - 10.00 Registration
10.00 - 11.15 Session 1
11.15 - 11.45 Break
11.45 - 13.00 Session 2
13.00 - 14.15 Lunch Break
14.15 - 15.30 Session 3
15.30 - 16.00 Break
16.00 - 17.00 Performance