Young singers celebrate

An historic occasion for one of Birmingham’s cultural treasures.

Bournville Young Singers, the renowned youth choir based in the garden suburb of Birmingham, is celebrating its landmark 30th anniversary this year.

Forming an important part of the musical heritage of Birmingham, the children’s charity has educated, trained and inspired young people for three outstanding decades of choral singing.

To mark this achievement, Musical Director and Founder of Bournville Young Singers, Anne Ellis, has arranged what will surely be asuperb Gala Concert, bringing together many former members and friends with current choristers to bring to light and celebrate the myriad lives the choir has touched through the power of making music. Excitingly, the concert will also feature works by the composer/patrons of the choir Alexander L’Estrange and Liz Johnson.

Further to this, as cultural ambassadors of Birmingham, BYS will be joined by the boys and girls of the internationally renowned Frankfurt Cathedral Choir as the first part of a musical exchange between the two choirs to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic twinning of the two great European cities.

The concert will be held on Sunday 24th April at 6pm in the Ruddock Performing Arts Centre at King Edwards’ Schools, Edgbaston. Tickets are available in advance by calling 0121 458 2331, at £10 adults and £5 children.