Stroud Choral Society has commissioned a new piece of choral work. It is a setting of the Roald Dahl book ‘The Giraffe the Pelly and Me’, the composer is Peter Ash. The piece will be 30 minutes long, and will be written for an orchestra, and children’s as well as adult voices.

Linked to this development, the Society is also founding a Youth Choir to give children in the area the chance to experience the rewards of classical choral singing.

The fund these 2 exciting initiatives we are holding an informal FUNdraising evening, of music, mirth and merriment at the Stroud Subscription Rooms on JANUARY 31st 2015.

Sarah Connolly CBE and James Bowman, among others will be performing. Details are being finalised. Tickets, to include the music, welcome drink and finger buffet will be £30 each, £20 without the buffet, and they will be available shortly. Watch this space!