Heritage Open Days Special Concert

As part of our Heritage Open Weekend we have a special concert on Sunday 12th September at 2pm.  Its a 2 part concert by  Ordsall Acapella Singers and a BBC Philharmonic Quintet.

Ordsall Acapella Singers who recently performed at the Buxton Festival will be the first choir to perform on the restored concert hall stage. Up until WW2 Salford Lads’ Club had its own male voice choir.  This was formed in 1911 and gave many concerts across Salford and Manchester.

The second half of the concert is by six members of the BBC Philharmonic, who play Harp, Flute, and strings. They will perform 2 pieces of French music for Harp Quintet’s .The 4 string players will also perform music by George Gershwin – including ‘Summertime’ from Porgy and Bess.

Salford Lads' Club  male voice choir 1920

The heritage open days are on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th September from 1-4pm and the concert is free.

Pictures from the concert on Sunday 12th September

Ordsall Acapella Singers performing at Salford Lads' Club

A Quintet from the BBC Philharmonic performing at Salford Lads' Club