Petite Messe Solenelle - Gioachino Rossini
for choir, soloists, piano and accordion
Birmingham Festival Choral Society
Kevin Gill: Piano
Ben de Souza: accordion
Mimi Doulton: Soprano,
Rachel Gilmore: Mezzo-Soprano
Edward Harrisson: Tenor
Joe Kennedy: Bass
David Wynne: Conductor
Come and hear Birmingham Festival Choral Society sing this uplifting work, written by Rossini for private performance at one of his renowned Paris musical salons.
A special feature of our concert is that the piano accompaniment will be paired with accordion, instead of the more usual harmonium. Rossini wrote the work for either combination.
The Petite Messe Solennelle was Rossini’s last major composition and his operatic melodies, colour, and drama shine through to make this one of the most popular works in the choral repertoire.
Please note tickets for this performance should be booked online.
Should you have mobility issues, please contact the Box Office before booking seats.