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Review: Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose performed by Thetford Singers and pupils from Admirals Academy

PUBLISHED: 14:00 22 August 2017

Members of Thetford Singers and Admirals Academy. Picture: About Thetford

Members of Thetford Singers and Admirals Academy. Picture: About Thetford

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Rousing sea shanties, lilting melodies, stirring rhythms and close harmonies filled the Carnegie Room, Thetford, as 42 adult members of Thetford Singers took on Alexander L’Estrange’s Ahoy!

Conducted by musical director Chris Parsons, the Singers were ably supported by 27 young singers from Admirals Academy and a five-piece band of musicians.

The concert was a celebration of high quality singing and musicianship. The audience were treated to a wide range of styles and timbre with the children adding confident choreography to their performance.

This is the second time that Thetford Singers and Admirals Academy Singers have worked together, the first being Zimbe! in 2016 and the versatile singing of the combined performance delighted the audience.

Thetford Singers welcomes new members to rehearsals on September 6 at 7.30pm at Thetford Methodist Hall.

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