Russian Choir at Sharow

Four members of the Blagovest Ensemble from St Petersburg (S)
Four members of the Blagovest Ensemble from St Petersburg (S)

The renowned Blagovest Ensemble from St Petersburg will be performing a programme of Russian music in St John’s Church, Sharow on Friday, May 11.

Taking place at 7.30pm their acapella performance will include Russian Orthodox church music and Russian folk songs.

The group comprises of five musicians trained at the St Petersburg Conservatoire,

The concert is being held as part of the St John’s Vision Project and tickets, priced at £8, £6 for concessions, include light refreshment.

They are available from Allan’s Gallery, Kirkgate on 01765 690498 or by calling Margaret on 01765 604474 or Rosemary on 01765 605576.

A organiser Ruth Grenfell said: “We are thrilled to have such a prestigious choir visiting St John’s.”