United voices of the area prepare to sing in Holbeach

The South Holland Singers in rehearsal for their spring concert in Holbeach on Saturday, May 14, with the Lincolnshire Chamber Orchestra and guest soprano Carrie-Ann Williams.
The South Holland Singers in rehearsal for their spring concert in Holbeach on Saturday, May 14, with the Lincolnshire Chamber Orchestra and guest soprano Carrie-Ann Williams.

CONCERT PREVIEW: South Holland Singers, Lincolnshire Chamber Orchestra and soprano Carrie-Ann Williams

Featuring Brahms’ A German Requiem, Handel’s Coronation Anthem, The King Shall Rejoice, Exsultate Jubilate by Mozart and The Last Spring by Grieg, the concert is at All Saints Church, Holbeach, on Saturday, May 14 at 7.30pm.

This concert is a culmination of what I’ve been wanting the choir to be able to perform after conducting them for 17 years

Robin Carter, musical director, South Holland Singers

Joining the choir will be the Lincolnshire Chamber Orchestra and Cheshire-born soprano Carrie-Ann Williams to sing a solo in Exsultate Jubilate.

Musical director Robin Carter said: “This is our main concert of the year and it’s a culmination of what I’ve been wanting the choir to be able to perform after conducting them for 17 years.

“I’m really glad that Carrie-Ann Williams is singing with us again as she’s very enthusiastic and she will be singing a brilliant solo for.

“It’s quite rare to to have an orchestra playing anywhere in south Lincolnshire so I’m very grateful to have the support of the Lincolnshire Chamber Orchestra as well.”

Tickets are £12 on the door or £10 if bought in advance from The Flower Basker, Fleet Street, Holbeach, or Bookmark Spalding, The Crescent, Spalding.

However, the concert is free for full-time students.