‘Inspiring’ concert is coming to Louth

Andri Bj�rn R�bertsson
Andri Bj�rn R�bertsson

As part of the events celebrating the 500th anniversary of the completion of the magnificent spire of St James’s Church, Louth Choral Society is mounting a real showstopper concert you don’t want to miss.

Haydn’s choral masterpiece ‘The Creation’ forms the central focus of a spectacular concert in the church on Sunday, November 22.

This wonderful music tells the story of creation, the assent of man and achievement of “the glorious work”.

To complete the celebrations there will be a performance of Tchaikovsky’s famous 1812 Overture complete with cannons, bells, choirs and special effects.

Louth Choral Society will be joined by the Lincolnshire Chamber Orchestra, Grantham Choral Society and by acclaimed soloists, soprano Laurie Ashworth, tenor Mark Wilde and bass Andri Björn Róbertsson.

Musical Director Martin Pickering who will be conducting the choir and orchestra commented: “We are thrilled to be part of this great celebration. “St James’s Church has been our home for much of the choir’s 179 year history and this very special concert will be a truly uplifting and memorable evening.”

Tickets for the event are £15 and £10 and can be obtained by calling 01507 463410, from Eve and Ranshaw in Louth, or online via: louthchoral.co.uk. Ticket offer of ‘buy 5 and get 6th free’ applies.