11th Annual Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts

Published on: Tuesday, 19-May-2015

11th Annual Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts

Highlights include:

Opening Night: Bentley Operatic Society
Friday 19th June, 7.30pm (£5)

Prescot Methodist Centre, Atherton Street, Prescot. L34 5QN
The festival opens in spectacular style with a return visit from our old friends, featuring highlights from Gilbert and Sullivan operettas.

Choral Classics - The Armed Man & More
Saturday 20th June, 7.00pm (£5 - under 16s free if with an adult)

Prescot Parish Church, Church Street, Prescot. L34 1LA

Prescot Festival Chorus (100-strong in 2013 and 2014) perform Karl Jenkins' incredibly popular The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace, conducted by James Luxton (Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral) with Peter Kwater (organ).  See website to 'Come & Sing.'  The second half features the highly-accomplished Parbold Chamber Choir.

Brass & BBQ with Foden's Band
Saturday 27th June, 7.00pm (£9)

Prescot Parish Church, Church Street, Prescot. L34 1LA

Following their rapturous reception at the 10th Prescot Festival, 2012 Double Champions Foden's return by popular demand with a dazzling new programme. This Brassed Off-themed concert includes a delicious BBQ.

Festival Finale with South Liverpool Orchestra
Sunday 28th June, 7.30pm (£5 - under 16s free if with an adult)

Prescot Parish Church, Church Street, Prescot. L34 1LA

The excellent Hope University-based South Liverpool Orchestra is conducted by Rob Howard in classical favourites by Rossini, Purcell, Sibelius, Elgar and Bizet.  We also welcome stellar soloist Hannah Mackenzie (RNCM) playing Haydn's Trumpet Concerto.  Flag-wave and sing along to 'Jerusalem' and 'Rule Britannia' in this Proms-style conclusion to the festival.  With Tim Hall (organ).

For further information about the full line-up, visit www.prescotfestival.co.uk