The Reading Male Voice Choir are hosting a concert in aid of Headway Thames Valley on Saturday 21 May at Christ Church Centre in Henley.
The concert was originally due to take place in 2020 but was postponed due to Covid. This year the choir are celebrating their 50th anniversary. The choir is one of England’s premiere Male Voice Choirs. Formed in 1971 by Gwyn Arch. Every year the choir puts on concerts to raise funds for local charities in last full year of 2018-2019 raising £14,000 for both big and small charities. The choir currently has 66 members with 4 recent new men joining. The choir is always looking for men that would like to join this very sociable choir.
Performing alongside the choir will be guest Soprano, Eleanor Stevens. Eleanor holds a Masters in Vocal Performance from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Eleanor is delighted to be back performing with the RMVC, who she appeared with in 2019. Her most notable performances include singing the Soprano solo for Mozart’s Great Mass in C Minor, signing for HRH The Prince of Wales, singing the role of Mable from Gilbert and Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance. She most recently appeared as the soprano soloist for the Aylesbury Choral Society’s performances of Handel’s Messiah and was the guest soloist for The Mayor of Reading’s Civic celebration.
Headway Thames Valley are based at Brunner Hall on Greys Road and provide support, services and information to brain injury survivors, their families and carers, as well as campaigning to reduce the incidence of brain injury in the Thames Valley.
The concert starts at 7.30pm, tickets are priced £12 and can be purchased via firstname.lastname@example.org or 01491 411469