Saffron Building Society Community Choir will premiere The Song to the Unknown Warrior at West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge

Saffron Walden Building Society Community Choir

Saffron Walden Building Society Community Choir - Credit: Archant

A world premiere of The Song to the Unknown Warrior, written by Tim Lihoreau, breakfast presenter at Classic FM will be sung by Saffron Building Society Community Choir at West Road Concert Hall, in Cambridge on Friday, November 9.

A world premiere of The Song to the Unknown Warrior, written by Tim Lihoreau, breakfast presenter at Classic FM will be sung by Saffron Building Society Community Choir at West Road Concert Hall, in Cambridge on Friday, November 9.

The choir will be one of six marking the centenary of the end of the Great War.

Cambridgeshire Caledonian Pipe Band will be performing both on their own and with the massed choirs on stage, with groups from Cottenham, Harston and Newton School, Haslingfield Endowed Primary as well as Saffron Walden.

Soloists include singer and instrumentalist Patrick Coughlan, who is a Warrant Officer class 2, currently serving as the Regimental Administrative Warrant Officer with the Cambridge University Officer training Corps, having previously served in tours of Bosnia, Iraq, Afghanistan and Sierra Leone.


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The conductor is Siobhan Lihoreau, music teacher at Harston and Newton School and Haslingfield, who will conduct over 120 musicians on stage on the night.

There will also be an all-female horn ensemble, Cor 8, from The Guildhall School of Music, Royal College of Music, Trinity College and the Royal Academy of Music. The concert is called West Road Remembers, 7pm. Tickets www.ticketsource.co.uk/tyrannochorus.

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