Soloists at Lyric Singers con­cert

Whanganui Midweek - - NEWS - Lift Your Voices,

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.

PIC­TURE / PAUL BROOKS

Rosie Ren­dell (left) and Marie Brooks will sing at the Lyric Singers’ con­cert this Satur­day.

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