Concerts to mark 10 years of South Ulster Sinfonia

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Two concerts have been planned to mark the 10th anniversary of The South Ulster Sinfonia.

The first will take place on Saturday, May 30, at 7.45pm in Portadown Music Centre, in aid of Guide Dogs for the Blind.

It will feature James Cunningham, a young blind clarinettist from Portadown, who will play a movement from Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto.

The programme will also include popular music by Handel, Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saëns, Vaughan Williams and Scott Joplin. Admission is by voluntary subscription.

Meanwhile, on Friday, June 5, at 7.45pm Armagh Church of Ireland Cathedral will be the venue for a concert featuring guest musicians from St Patrick’s PS in the city. The programme will include music from Swan Lake and The Carnival of the Animals, as well as pieces by Mozart.

Admission is £10 (concession £8, family ticket £15).

The South Ulster Sinfonia is a community orchestra for adults who are keen to maintain, or revive, their 
skills.

For further information, contact rogerjarvis@sky.com or Portadown Music Centre - tel 3833 2371.