Search

Christmas choir set to perform in South Creake

PUBLISHED: 09:11 04 November 2017 | UPDATED: 09:16 04 November 2017

South Creake Church. Picture: Ian Burt

South Creake Church. Picture: Ian Burt

Archant © 2014

Student musicians and local choir singers are set to come together for a special Christmas opera in South Creake.

They will perform Gian Carlo Menotti’s Christmas Opera, titled Amahl and the Night Visitors, which follows the story of the three wise men and their encounter with a family living in poverty with a disabled child.

The famous single act opera was first performed in 1951 at the Rockerfeller Centre in New York and was broadcast live on American television.

The evening will also include a group of soloists performing Christmas songs by composers including Fauré, Debussy, Ravel, Wolf, Quilter and Respighi.

The opera will take place on Friday December 15 at 7.30pm in St Mary’s Church in South Creake.

Tickets are priced at £10 and wine will be on sale at the venue. Tickets can be purchased from Wells-next-the-Sea TIC, by telephone: 01328 710885 or online www.wellsmaltings.org.uk.

Other news

54 minutes ago

A burglar who targeted empty homes in North Norfolk to steal jewellery and valuables worth more than £40,000 was called a “menace” by a judge, who jailed him for four years.

The chief executive of a Southwold company on £170,000 a year has been banned from driving for six months with 21 penalty points for speeding after losing an ‘exceptional hardship’ plea.

12:21

Three secondary schools and a further education college have successfully secured a grant aimed at supporting pupils and encouraging them to take up engineering courses.

11:14

The director of an environmental services company has praised the fire service after a huge fire tore through one of its warehouses at an industrial estate.

Most Read

Yesterday, 16:50

North Norfolk has been named as a hotspot for property price growth.

Read more
Norfolk

The chief executive of a Southwold company on £170,000 a year has been banned from driving for six months with 21 penalty points for speeding after losing an ‘exceptional hardship’ plea.

Read more
UN Court
Friday, February 16, 2018

A play based on the life of a man who spearheaded change across Norfolk and stood up for ordinary people is set to be performed at the Wells Maltings.

Read more
Alderman Peel High School
Friday, February 16, 2018

A housing organisation has said properties in one of Norfolk’s most popular seaside towns are “beyond the reach” of local families and affordable homes are being sold as holiday lets.

Read more
John Archibald
11:14

The director of an environmental services company has praised the fire service after a huge fire tore through one of its warehouses at an industrial estate.

Read more
Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 5°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Fakenham and Wells Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter