Christmas Concert – Friday 6th December 2019 – Derby Cathedral
Our Christmas Concert this year is to raise money for the Derby and Burton Hospital Trust Cancer Services. It will be at:
Derby Cathedral Friday 6th December at 7.30pm
- featuring Derby Hospitals Choir, with guests:
- the fabulous Alistair Parnell and his Saxophones, and
- Derby Youth Band – returning from last year by popular demand.
A welcome return of the award winning Derby City Youth Band who proved so popular last year, plus…
This year we have as special guest, the international saxophonist Alistair Parnell. Alistair will accompany the choir in some items and also perform some amazing solos.
We guarantee you will be swept away by this performance!
Do not miss it – Book now from our events page.
Tickets are now available for online purchase from PriorBooking and from the Cathedral Bookshop.
A graduate of the Royal College of Music, Alistair Parnell is based in Nottingham, UK. His busy schedule includes teaching, performing, composing, arranging and conducting. His very successful private teaching studio has been established for more than 30 years and he is Visiting Scholar of Saxophone at the University of Nottingham. As a performer, Alistair works with some of the country’s leading saxophone ensembles and he is director of the innovative Equinox Saxophone Ensemble. As a soloist he has produced two CDs, Going Solo and Winter Solstice, and is in demand as a recitalist. He has performed throughout the UK, USA and Europe and has appeared at five World Saxophone Congresses. He is a leading exponent of the electronic wind instrument and is a Roland product artist for the Roland Aerophone.
The Florence Nightingale Memorial Service – May 2019
We are proud to have taken part once again at the Florence Nightingale Memorial Service, this year held in All Saints’ Church, Holloway (Florence Nightingale’s village) .
Excerpts from previous concerts can be found here…