MEDIA RELEASE 19/2/2017
Cantorelli is performing a programme of music by Henry Purcell at the Fielden Centre in Todmorden on Friday 3rd March at 7.30pm and at The Portico Library on Saturday 4th March at 1.30pm.
Henry Purcell is undoubtedly the most important English composer of the 17th century, composing numerous songs and anthems for royal occasions, operas and lighthearted cathches and rounds. Cantorelli has made a representative selection of Purcell's choral music including both the joyous birthday odes and sombre funeral music for Queen Mary and choruses from Purcell's opera Dido and Aeneas including the beautiful Dido's Lament.
MEDIA RELEASE 24/2/2017
Marie Curie’s annual Great Daffodil Appeal will be officially underway in Calderdale when Cantorelli perform a concert at the Fielden Centre in Todmorden on Friday 3rd March at 7.30pm in support of this year's campaign.
The Great Daffodil Appeal is Marie Curie’s flagship fundraising campaign. Money raised through the Great Daffodil Appeal helps fund the charity’s work supporting people living with a terminal illness, and their families, throughout the UK. During March, supporters of the campaign traditionally receive a daffodil pin brooch.
Cantorelli is a small vocal group of eight singers mainly based in Hebden Bridge. Over the past 20 years, the group has regularly performed concerts throughout the area in aid of local and national charities.
The concert programme "Welcome to all the Pleasures" is a selection of secular and sacred vocal music by Henry Purcell including music from Queen Mary's Birthday Ode and Funeral music and choruses from Purcell's opera Dido and Aeneas. Admission to the concert at The Fielden Centre, Ewood Lane, Todmorden is £8.00 (£6.00 concessions).
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