Lunchtime concerts in Christ Church, Lisburn

Wednesday May 16th 2007

L to R:  The Rev Paul Dundas - Rector, the Rev Diane Matchett - Curate, Hayley Howe - Violinist and Richard Yarr - Organist (seated at piano) pictured at the first of three lunchtime concerts entitled ‘Music in May’ in Christ Church Parish on May 15.A series of three lunchtime concerts entitled ‘Music in May’ began in Christ Church Parish, Lisburn, on Tuesday May 15  when renowned local violinist Hayley Howe played a selection of classical and popular showstoppers accompanied by Christ Church organist Richard Yarr.

On Tuesday May 22, the outstanding soprano Sheelagh Greer will make a welcome return to Christ Church.  Sheelagh will also be accompanied by Richard Yarr with a solo spot for award-winning Lisburn pianist – John Wilson, one of the Lisburn’s rising stars.

Waringstown Primary School Choir will round off the series on Tuesday May 29.  A former BBC Songs of Praise Junior Choir of the Year, the children are conducted by Jean Glass and accompanied by Carl McCambley.

Enjoying lunch at the Music in May event.The concerts take place in Christ Church at 1.15pm each Tuesday and last approximately 30 minutes.  Admission is free; however, retiring donations would be gratefully appreciated.

Members of Christ Church Choir will be serving lunch from 12.15pm on the day of each concert. Early booking is advised: to confirm your place contact the Parish Office on (028) 9267 3271.



Sylvia Creighton - choir secretary (front left) and members of Christ Church Choir who served a delightful lunch prior to the ‘Music in May’ concert in Christ Church Parish on May 15.

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