Advent Concert by Candlelight to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Trust

PUBLISHED: 12:39 03 November 2014 | UPDATED: 13:24 06 November 2014

Archant

A delightful Advent Concert by Candlelight on 25th November is guaranteed to get everyone in the festive spirit a little earlier this year.

Organised in aid of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust in their 50th anniversary year, the concert will be held in the beautiful Holy Trinity Church – the red brick church at the top of Guildford High Street.

Holy Trinity has amazing acoustics and is a popular concert venue with seating for around 400 people.

The special guest speaker for the evening will be Roger Black, MBE. Roger, an Olympic and World Championships silver medallist, has a nephew with cystic fibrosis.

The evening will feature performances by the Surrey Youth Choir conducted by Rufus Frowde and the Royal College of Music Brass Ensemble.

Surrey Youth Choir was founded in 1987 and since then has established itself as one of the leading youth choirs in the country. They perform an eclectic mix of repertoire, both sacred and secular, ranging from early to contemporary and baroque to romantic, including major choral works of Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert. Conductor Rufus Frowde read music at Oxford University. He currently holds the post of Organist and Assistant Director of Music at the Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace.

Formed in December 2011 by 10 students at the Royal College of Music, Kensington Brass are a versatile brass dectet, covering repertoire of all genres, from Baroque and Renaissance to Jazz and Film music. Self-arranged, this group attempt more than the average student ensemble - to plan original and exciting programmes, exploring the versatility of brass instruments and showcasing the talents of individual players. Five of these talented musicians will perform at the concert.

Doors will open for the Advent Concert at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Guests will be welcomed with a glass of wine (or a soft drink) and a homemade mince pie as they arrive. The refreshments are included in the ticket price, £15 for adults and £7.50 for children 12 years and under. Tickets are available from The Cystic Fibrosis Trust: 0300 373 1100 or events@cysticfibrosis.org.uk or Guildford Tourist Information Centre, 155 High Street, Guildford GU1 3AJ,

01483 444334 or www.visitguildford.com

The event is being kindly sponsored by Dentons Wealth from Godalming.

--------------------------------------------------

Read on

Things to do this November in Surrey

More from Surrey Life

Yesterday, 15:29

Erin Boag, the first lady of Strictly, came to the UK 23 years ago. She bought an A to Z, stuck a pin in the map and found Surbiton which she had heard about through the TV series, The Good Life. She still lives there, along with husband Peter O’Dowd and son Ewan

Read more
Yesterday, 11:52

This edition of Surrey Life features all the local ingredients to make this month special

Read more
Yesterday, 11:36

Great things to do in Surrey this weekend: art exhibitions, walks, concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas.

Read more
Friday, September 21, 2018

We round up 10 of the most beautiful photos of Surrey shared on Instagram this week…

Read more
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Professional matchmaker Hayley Bystram discusses how to overcome the challenges of returning to dating in mid-life and later

Read more
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Surrey is a beautiful, green and affluent county and I’ve certainly enjoyed living here the last 11 years. Towards the end of April 2018, Surrey Police released its latest crime statistics and we are still one of the safest counties in the country.

Read more
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

After a glittering ceremony at G Live Guildford on 13 September, we announce the winners of the 2018 Surrey Life Food & Drink Awards 2018

Read more
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

To much fanfare, Guildford has welcomed restaurant royalty to town but can the food live up to the spectacular castle view?

Read more
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A choral singing boom is giving fresh meaning to the sound of music with new and traditional choirs pulling in more recruits than ever. Miriam Wakerly explores Surrey’s contingent

Read more
Monday, September 17, 2018

With beautiful countryside, stunning villages and plenty of bluebells during spring, Surrey is an amazing place for a stroll

Read more
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

A leading property agent is going back to his roots after a 32-year career by joining one of the UK’s foremost property search companies covering Hampshire, Surrey, West Sussex East Sussex and Kent.

Read more
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Is it any wonder Surrey is one of the most popular places for a weekend retreat?

Read more
Monday, September 10, 2018

The 2018 Surrey Life Food & Drink Awards are fast approaching, with the ceremony taking place at G Live Guildford on 13 September. We’re delighted to announce our finalists…

Read more
Monday, September 10, 2018

Recently named in the top 50 restaurants in the UK, the Michelin starred Matt Worswick at The Latymer is currently in the middle of a run of guest chef nights. Matthew Williams visits as Gravetye Manor’s George Blogg joins the family for the evening

Read more

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Topics of Interest


Follow us on Twitter


Like us on Facebook

Subscribe or buy a mag today

subscription ad

Local Business Directory

Property Search