Soloists at Lyric Singers concert
Marie Brooks and Rosie Rendell will perform as guest artists in Lyric Singers’ Lift Your Voices concert this Saturday, singing the Nella Fantasia as a duet.
Nella Fantasia was originally an instrumental written by Ennio Morricone for the film The Mission. Rosie will also sing solo with Someone Like You by Frank Wildhorn from the musical Jekyll & Hyde, accompanied by Marie on the piano.
Other guest artists will be the skiffle/pop band Hot Potato and Xavier Gregory playing Jay Ungar’s Ashokan Farewell on the violin.
Guest artist brackets will be interspersed by the choir singing music from their repertoire. Marie Brooks will sing the solo in the military wives’ song Wherever You Are and accompany the choir on piano for Wild Mountain Thyme and Come Follow Me.
Lift Your Voices is raising funds for Women’s Refuge. The choir is conducted by Joanna Love, with accompanist Lisa Boessenkool.
■ Saturday November 24, 2pm, at Christ Church, Wicksteed St. Adults $15. Children Free. Tickets at the door.
Rosie Rendell (left) and Marie Brooks will sing at the Lyric Singers’ concert this Saturday.