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October 10th, 2014 - Bradford Catholic Girls Choir and Paco Pena Requiem for the Earth

Considered one of the world's greatest Flamenco artists, Paco Pena brings his astonishing flamenco company to Leeds Town Hall for this internationally-acclaimed production featuring the Bradford Catholic Girls' Choir.

Peña is one of the leading champions of the Flamenco tradition and his shows always combine brilliantly music, drama and dance to push at the boundaries of this ancient musical form. The New York Times wrote ‘Peña is a virtuoso, capable of dazzling an audience beyond the frets of mortal man. He combines rapid-fire flourishes with a colourist's sense of shading; this listener cannot recall hearing any guitarist with a more assured mastery of his instrument.'

This Requiem featuring guitarists, percussionists, a flamenco dancer and choir is an epic lament for our planet which fuses the heat and fire of flamenco with the passionate incantations of a Southern Spanish requiem mass. Requiem for the Earth is a powerful reminder that our More »

September 25th,2014- Music Department Newsletter for Autumn 2014

The music department newsletter for Autumn 2014 is now available as a download. It contains details of recent and forthcoming events together with information about the next broadcasts and CD releases. Also included is details of training workshops and a feature on members of the Diocesan Boys more >>

July 7th,2014- Autumn Programme Announced

The Summer Term concluded with the now traditional Boys and Girls Choir Festivals which bring the Diocesan Choirs together for Sunday morning mass and an afternoon concert of celebration. The Girls Festival was honoured by the attendance of renowned choral composer John Duggan, who had written more >>

July 3rd,2014- Bradford Catholic Girls Choir to take part in World Championships

Bradford Catholic Girls Choir will sing their hearts out as they compete at the World Choir Games. Billed as the 'Olympics for Choirs', the group will battle it out in Riga, Latvia in the Champions Category at the event, held from July 9 to 19. Bradford Catholic Girls' Choir are one of only three more >>

May 22nd,2014- Fifth Series of Organ Concerts

The details for the fifth season of concerts on some of the most stunning organs in West Yorkshire are now available. The series brings together some of the country's most celebrated organists to entertain and delight audiences.

Concerts include the inaugural recital on the new Peter more >>


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