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Music, Mon 12 Nov 2018

LCoM Chamber Orchestra & Choir

LCoM Chamber Orchestra & Choir

Details

G. BIZET (1838-1875) Symphony in C
B. BARTÓK (1881-1945) Romanian Dances
MORTEN LAURIDSEN (B. 1943) Lux Aeterna

Helen Harrison, Conductor
Leeds College of Music Chamber Orchestra
Leeds College of Music Chamber Choir

Helen Harrison has established a reputation as a vibrant and versatile conductor inspiring exciting and compelling performances from the singers and instrumentalists she collaborates with.

Helen is the Music Director and Conductor for Blackpool Symphony Orchestra, Preston Opera and the Lancashire Youth Symphony Orchestra. She has also recently been appointed as the Music Director for Lytham St. Anne’s Choral Society and takes up this post in September 2018. Helen also founded the Helios Chamber Orchestra who recently accompanied KTB Voice in performances of Faure’s Requiem and Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater. Helen works regularly with Flat Pack Music; recent performances include Puccini’s La Boheme in Chester and a performance of Handel’s Messiah on the Wirral. Helen also guest conducts for Blackburn Choral Society and Bolton Catholic Musical and Choral Society. She has also conducted Wilmslow Symphony Orchestra, Blackburn Symphony Orchestra and the New Horizons Concert Orchestra. She was also invited to conduct a successful 'Last night of the Proms' concert at Preston Minster in aid of the Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Alongside her orchestral, operatic and choral conducting engagements, Helen is also an award winning musical director for musical theatre groups.

Helen read Music at Cambridge University and studied Conducting at the Royal Northern College of Music. She has been selected to take part in International Conducting Masterclasses held at the RNCM where she has worked with Clark Rundell, Mark Heron, Nicolas Pasquet, Gergeley Madaras, Matthew Wood and Morten Wensberg.

Forthcoming engagements for Helen this season include Mendelssohn’s Elijah with Lytham St. Anne’s Choral Society and the Helios Symphony Orchestra and Verdi’s ‘Macbeth’ with Preston Opera.

Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 12 Nov 2018 19:30 to 00:00

Prices

£5-£8

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 23 - Sat 27 Oct Airplays
Sun 28 Oct George Frederick Handel L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed
Sun 28 Oct Leeds Baroque
Sun 28 Oct UK/IR PAS Percussion Day
Tue 30 Oct Jen Cloher
Wed 7 Nov Jérôme Laran

Address

3 Quarry Hill,
Leeds,
LS2 7PD

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 309336  Lat: 53.79823 Long: -1.53125

TRAIN
Leeds City Station, situated on New Station Street, is approximately a 10-minute walk from Leeds College of Music.

COACH
Leeds Central Coach Station is situated on Dyer Street between Quarry Hill and Kirkgate Market, opposite the West Yorkshire Playhouse and just two minutes from Leeds College of Music. Regular services operate from Hull, London and Manchester Airport.

ROAD
Enter the postcode LS9 8AH into your Satellite Navigation.

Leeds is located at the crossroads of the M62 and the M1, and just a few kilometres from the A1.

When entering the city, follow the brown road signs for ‘West Yorkshire Playhouse’ at Quarry Hill, just off the A64 York Road in the centre of Leeds – or you can follow the City Centre Loop signs.

Major attractions, including the West Yorkshire Playhouse, are identified on the Loop signs. The Conservatoire is at Loop Junction 12.

CAR PARKING
Please note the Conservatoire does not have any car parking space. We recommend that visitors use the multi-storey car park on Harper Street near Leeds Kirkgate Market.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Leeds station

Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality