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Birmingham Festival Choral Society
Petite Messe Solennelle
Come and hear this uplifting work, written by Rossini for private performance at one of his renowned Paris musical Salons.
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.
As a special treat, we have four top-class vocal soloists, plus accompanists on piano and accordion.
Caroline Modiba, soprano
Rachel Gilmore, mezzo soprano
Joe Kennedy, baritone
Richard Hansen, tenor
Ben De Souza, accordion
Kevin Gill, piano
David Wynne, conductor.
Entrance to the site is via the KES gates on Edgbaston Park Road. To access the site for parking you will require a gate code, this will be printed on the parking permits available to book with your ticket. Please see link above.
Parking is available along the main drive in the bays provided.
Should you have mobility issues, please contact the Box Office to book seats. Parking for the accessible route in to the Performing Arts Centre is available by entering the site from the Bristol Road, down Park Vale Drive, B5 7SP. Disabled parking is available at the rear of the Centre, and access is through the rear doors and via lift to the auditorium and foyer.