Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.


Leeds Town Hall
The Headrow


Ludwig van BeethovenMissa solemnis, Op.123


Andrew Padmore – Conductor
David Soar – Bass
Ben Thapa – Tenor
Melanie Marshall – mezzo-soprano
Sarah Fox – Soprano

Manchester Camerata
Harrogate Choral Society
Yorkshire Philharmonic Choir

Programme Note

Guest Soloists:
Sarah Fox - soprano
Melanie Marshall - mezzo
Ben Thapa - tenor
David Soar - bass
Andrew Padmore - conductor
Manchester Camerata

After a gap of six years, Yorkshire Voices return to Leeds Town Hall to present the choral tour de force which is Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis.

The aim of this musical partnership between The Harrogate Choral Society and the Yorkshire Philharmonic Choir, both fine choirs in their own right, is to showcase works that are seldom performed because the musical resources required are often beyond that available to a single society.

Missa Solemnis has not been performed in Leeds for several years, so here is a rare opportunity to experience what is generally considered as one of the composer’s supreme achievements.


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