Malvern Male Voice Choir tuning up for its annual Remembrance Concert - The Malvern Observer

Malvern Male Voice Choir tuning up for its annual Remembrance Concert

Malvern Editorial 4th Nov, 2022   0

MALVERN Male Voice Choir will hold its annual commemoration for Armistice at the Church of the Ascension, Somers Park Avenue, at 7pm on Remembrance Sunday, November 13.

The occasion is entitled ‘I’m a Goin’ Home’ and are the words of the beautiful song have been adapted from Dvorak’s ‘New World’ Symphony.

A wide range of songs, readings and hymns will be linked to themes of conflict, peace, longing for home and devotion.

The performance will include a new song commissioned by the Choir for this, its centenary year, which is based

on the themes of the epic visionary poem ‘Piers the Ploughman’ of William Langland.

The evening concludes with an Act of Remembrance.

A choir spokesman said: “When the choir started 100 years ago, Word War One had ended only four years previously and this is the starting point for our reflection on the conflicts that have happened since and continue to happen today.

“As it’s an annual event for the Choir, the Remembrance Sunday evening is always important to us, as it’s our centenary year, this year is even more special.”

Admission is free but there will be a retiring collection for the Royal British Legion, The Parish of Malvern Link with Cowleigh and Malvern Male Voice Choir.

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