Search

Holloway children to perform with top opera stars

07:38 08 July 2012

Vox Holloway

Vox Holloway

Stefano Cagnoni

Children will join some of the UK’s biggest classical music artists for an opera performance on Sunday.

The concert, at St Luke’s Church in Hillmarton Road, Holloway, will see pupils from St Mary Magdalene Academy, Liverpool Road, and the adult community choir Vox Holloway join stars of the opera world, including tenor Mark Le Brocq, on stage.

They will perform the opera Thecla, composed by renowned British musician Harvey Brough, who will also conduct the concert.

He said: “In Hackney you had Plan B working with teenagers for Radio One’s Big Weekend.

‘‘Here in Holloway we’ve got professional classical musicians working with 50 children and an amateur choir to put on the biggest concert north Holloway will see this year.

“The kids are doing really well. I’m impressed. They are focused, keen and, most importantly, practising.”

Thecla tells the story of a woman living in biblical times who refuses to conform to society ideals and follows her own dreams.

Doors open at 7pm. Tickets are £15, from 07970 785 641 or voxhollowayn7@gmail.com.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

3D printer

Teenagers in the borough can sign up to try 3D printing, wear virtual reality headsets and make their own computer game this summer.

Yesterday, 18:17
Islington Park Street residents and Cllr Caroline Russell outside One Housing Group offices

A “family” fighting to stay in their home of 39 years took the battle to the doorstep of those threatening to evict them today.

Yesterday, 15:10
The Met's Trident unit are investigating

A teenager was stabbed in broad daylight on a busy Finsbury street yesterday.

Yesterday, 11:00
Football violence erupted when a mob of hooligans descended on dinrkers outside the Millers pub Pic: Google

Six arrests in north west dawn raids including a 15-year-old boy and a 54-year-old man

Most read news

Competitions

Good times with Greenall's!

Good times with Greenall’s, a Great British gin sponsors Great British racing.

Escape to the picturesque sights of Cornwall

Summer is finally here, and what is the number one holiday location in the UK during the warmer months? Cornwall, of course!

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Islington Gazette e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder