Young choirs to sing in the Anglo-Saxon church of St Mary’s in Standon

Cantate Youth Choir

Cantate Youth Choir - Credit: Archant

The three youth choirs of Cantate will sing at St Mary’s Church, Standon in Hertfordshire.

The three youth choirs of Cantate will sing at St Mary's Church, Standon in Hertfordshire on Sunday, March 15.

The Cantate Spring Fling has singers from six to l8 in the group's training, junior and senior choirs.

The programme will include: Simmons' Time on our Hands, Paulus' The Road Home and Britten's Ride by Nights with folk songs, spirituals and songs from musicals.

The concert will be conducted by Cantate's Music Director Lucy Joy Morris.

Cantate is a mixed-voice youth choir based in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire. With nearly 120 young singers in three choirs, it has a reputation for innovative, dynamic and musical performances of the highest quality, yet is open to. anyone to join without audition. Among their distinguished performances are the senior choir's If I had wings by Will Todd at the Royal Albert Hall and the junior and training choir's Letters to Lindberg by Richard Rodney Bennett in Ashton Church.

Cantate Senior Choir were part in one of the UK's largest youth choir projects singing and recording An English Coronation in Ely Cathedral.

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The church has Anglo-Saxon origins and has the ornate tomb of the Tudor courtier, Sir Ralph Sadler.

6pm. Tickets, £12, £10 (concessions), £5 under 18s from or on the door.