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Summer Concerts set to Delight Audiences this July

MON 10 JUN 2019

This July, young musicians from across the county will perform a number of concerts as part of the West Sussex Music Summer Concert Programme; a varied and uplifting series of musical events which are open to the public. On Monday 1st July, a two-part concert at The Capitol Theatre in Horsham will showcase the talents of Horsham Music Centre students, while West Sussex’s outstanding young musicians and vocalists will come together for the highly anticipated County Ensembles concerts on the 13th July and 20th July at Worthing Assembly Hall and St Paul’s Church, Chichester. 

A concert of two distinct parts, the Horsham Music Centre Summer Concert on the evening of Monday 1st July at The Capitol Theatre in Horsham promises to delight audiences. Come along and enjoy an eclectic repertoire including the works of Scott Joplin, Bart Howard, Queen and Katy Perry, to name a few. The Horsham Elementary String Orchestra, Horsham Intermediate Concert Band, Horsham Guitar Ensemble, Horsham Junior String Orchestra, Horsham Youth String Orchestra will be the first to collectively take the stage at 17.45, while the Horsham Youth Concert Band will be in concert from 19.30. Concert tickets (£6 and £2.50 children) are available on the door or in advance from The Capitol and will permit entry to either or both performances.  Details of how to book are available online.  

On Saturday 13th July at 15:00, Worthing Assembly Hall hosts the West Sussex Youth Orchestra Summer Concert as the end of term is celebrated with a wonderful afternoon of music including Grieg’s ever-popular Peer Gynt, Sibelius’s patriotic Finlandia and Dvorak’s compelling Symphony No. 9“New World”. Tickets are £7 (£4 children) and are available on the door or in advance here.

The West Sussex Youth Wind Orchestra and the West Sussex Youth Choir join forces at 15:00 on Saturday 20th July at St. Paul’s Church, Chichester as part of the Southern Cathedrals Festival (SCF). They will be performing both classics and modern classics including Howard Goodall’sLove DivineBridge over Troubled Water and excerpts from Karl Jenkin’s The Armed Man, alongside works from Mozart to John WilliamsTickets are £10 each and available through Southern Cathedrals Festival 

These wonderful summer concerts promise to be a true celebration of West Sussex Music’s talented young musicians and vocalists and are a fitting finale to the 2018/2019 season.”  Said West Sussex Music Chief Executive, James Underwood. “There’s no better way to mark the end of term so join us in celebrating all that this year’s young musical cohort has to offer!”

Horsham Music Centre Summer Concert

Monday 1st July

The Capitol Theatre, Horsham

Part 1 performers (not in programme order):

Horsham Elementary String Orchestra

Horsham Intermediate Concert Band

Horsham Guitar Ensemble

Horsham Junior String Orchestra

Horsham Youth String Orchestra

Part 2 performers:

Horsham Youth Concert Band

Concert part 1:                        17.45

Interval:                                   18.45pm (approx.)

Concert part 2:                        19.30pm 

West Sussex Youth Orchestra Summer Concert

Saturday 13th July, 15:00

Worthing Assembly Hall, Worthing

West Sussex Youth Wind Orchestra and West Sussex Youth Choir Summer Concert

Saturday 20th July, 15.00

St. Paul’s Church, Chichester