Music lovers are in for a treat this month as the Londonderry Musical Society and Britannia Concert Band take to the stage of the Millennium Forum to present their acclaimed Showstoppers musical extravaganza.
Time is running out to get your tickets for the concert which will take place on Friday 23rd November, in aid of The Changaro Trust and Northern Ireland’s Children to Lapland.
This is the 24th season of the Showstoppers charity concerts which have braised over £250,000 for local charities.
The unique collaboration will again be under the direction of the Goodman brothers, with Ken in charge of the Band and Jim conducting the LMS.
As ever, the concert will showcase the very best of local musical talent in the run up to the City of Culture year.
The programme this year will include a fantastic collection of show tunes from stage and screen, featuring music from Cabaret, Fiddler on the Roof and Gilbert and Sullivan, There will also be a selection of popular classics including Viva Tonight made famous by Katherine Jenkins, as well as Snow Patrol’s Run.
This is a special year for the Society which is celebrating its 50th anniversary and is holding a programme of events to mark the occasion.
One of these will be the production of Annie to be held in the Ebrington Arena on 12th and 13th April 2013 as part of the City of Culture programme.
Tickets are available from the Millennium Forum box office – in person, online or by phoning 7126 4455
Auditions for ‘Annie’
The Musical Society is holding open auditions for its 2013 City of Culture production of ‘Annie’ which will be held in the Ebrington Arena on 12th and 13th April.
The auditions will take place this Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th November from 1-4 pm in the Millennium Forum.
Those auditioning are asked to check the LMS website for audition requirements at www.londonderrymusicalsociety.co.uk