Collaboration between Bournville Young Singers and Frankfurt Cathedral Choir, April – May 2016

As part of the Birmingham and Frankfurt 50th anniversary programme, Birmingham based Bournville Young Singers will start a collaboration project with the Frankfurt Cathedral Choir. This coincides with the Bournville Young Singers 30th anniversary.

Bournville Young Singers at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, 2014

Bournville Young Singers at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, 2014.


23 April: Welcome Day for Boys and Girls Choir from Frankfurt Cathedral and a civic reception in the Council House by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham.

24 April, 6pm: Gala Concert at Ruddock Performing Arts Centre, King Edwards Schools, Edgbaston Birmingham. Special guests: patrons of the Bournville Young Singers, composers Liz Johnson and Alexander L’Estrange and the Lord Mayor of Birmingham.

Music to include extracts from Ocean World by Rose and Conlon, Gloria by Vivaldi, Moon Incantations by the Bournville Young Singers’ Patron Liz Johnson, ‘Zimbe’, ‘Sing for the Mary Rose’, and a new work, ‘Zadok Rules! Hallelujah!’ by the choir’s Patron Alexander L’Estrange.

28-30 May: Bournville Young Singers’ visit to Frankfurt and a concert in the Frankfurt Cathedral.

For further information on the exchange project, please visit BYS’ website.

The project is part funded by the City of Frankfurt.Logo (Poster)

City of Frankfurt logo