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Sunday 13 May 2018 7.30pm

Rossini’s Return

Petite Messe Solennelle

After a career of composing operas, (39 in 19 years to be precise), culminating in the famous William Tell, Rossini’s musical output suddenly ceased.  When at last he was persuaded to compose again, he returned to his first love of sacred music and produced this gem of the choral repertoire.  The Petite Messe Solennelle is scored for piano, harmonium and chorus with a quartet of soloists.

Also returning are our soloists: Helen Groves, soprano; Susanna Spicer, mezzo-soprano; Andrew Mackenzie Wicks, tenor     and Benjamin Bevan, bass.

Tickets: £12.00 available from:

Buxton Opera House Box Office: 0845 127 2190 or 01298 72190

or book online: buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Tickets are also available from Society members and on the door before each concert in St John’s Church (limited availability)
For the latest information on Buxton Musical Society performances please visit: buxtonmusicalsociety.org.uk