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Concert to test new acoustics in Butterworth Hall

HallJoin the University's Symphony Orchestra, Chorus and Chamber Choir for an afternoon of musical delights on Sunday 21 June as they test out the new acoustics in the Butterworth Hall.

The afternoon will cover a range of musical treats from Europe and America, including Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, the finale of Beethoven's Choral Symphony, Handel's uplifting Zadok the Priest and the ever-popular first movement of the New World Symphony by Dvorak.

There will also be a celebration of compositions from some of the University's honorary graduates, including Sir Michael Tippett's A Child of Our Time and Leonard Bernstein's Overture to Candide. In addition, the Chamber Choir will perform Tallis' impressive 40-part motet, Spem in alium.

The concert starts at 3pm and tickets cost £8 (£6 concessions) and are available to buy from the Box Office in person or by telephone on 024 7652 4524. Please note, you cannot book this concert online.