Zimbe! Come Sing the Songs of Africa, Town Hall

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Concert generously supported by

Sunday, 14th June 2015 at 2:30pm; Town Hall, Victoria Square, Birmingham, UK B3 3DQ.

Zimbe! is a 40 minute choral piece by one of Britain’s most exciting composers, Alexander L’Estrange. It is an imaginative fusion of traditional African song and jazz in a format that draws together adult and children choirs; the music is accessible, instantly likable and foot tappingly unforgettable!

The concert also includes Songs and Sonnets from Shakespeare by the jazz maestro George Shearing, as well as the world premiere of John Barber’s The Rain Queen.

Adrian Lucas conductor
Joanna Forbes L’Estrange vocalist
World Music Youth Choir
Bournville Young Singers
The Coppice Primary School
Gilbertstone Primary School
West House School

John Barber – The Rain Queen

George Shearing – Songs and Sonnets from Shakespeare

Alexander L’Estrange – Zimbe!

£15 plus transaction fee*
Under 16s £7.50 plus transaction fee*

* £3 transaction fee, plus £1 (optional) postage, will be charged on all bookings except purchases made in person at the Town Hall or Symphony Hall Box office.

If you require a wheelchair position (subject to availability) please call the Box Office on 0121 780 4949.

A City of Birmingham Choir promotion.

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