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Choral classics to be performed at Wymondham Abbey

PUBLISHED: 08:23 04 April 2017 | UPDATED: 13:16 04 April 2017

Wymondham Abbey's choir in March, 2017. Picture: Courtesy of Wymondham Abbey

Wymondham Abbey's choir in March, 2017. Picture: Courtesy of Wymondham Abbey

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Lenten classics will be performed at a special concert at Wymondham Abbey.

They abbey’s choir will perform pieces including Allegri’s Miserere and Mendelssohn’s Hear My Prayer which depicts Christ’s experience in the wilderness.

There will also be an eight-part motet ‘Crucifixus’ by the 17th century Italian, Antonio Lotti.

The concert is in aid of the Friends of Wymondham Abbey, a charity which raises money to help with aspects of the life of the abbey.

Rob Goodrich, the abbey’s director of music, will conduct the concert.

Organ accompaniment will be provided by assistant organists Peter O’Connor and Mike Webb.

The concert will take place on Saturday, April 8 at 5pm, after refreshments starting at 4.15pm. Tickets are not required. For more details, call the friends group secretary Cherry Saunders on 01953 529085 or email wabbeyfriends@gmail.com.

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