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07 Jan 2024 - 07 Jan 2024
Square Chapel Arts Centre
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New Year Viennese Gala Concert: Presented by Orchestra of Square Chapel

Price: £5

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11am, 1.30pm and 4pm in the Copper Auditorium

Tickets from £5

Following in the long tradition of New Year concerts given by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra of Square Chapel present waltzes, polkas and marches from the Strauss family and their contemporaries. Featuring arias from soprano Kathy Macaulay and conducted by Katherine Stonham.

The perfect way to start your New Year!

About our soloist Kathy Macaulay:
Kathy is a Welsh soprano, who made her professional opera debut in 2021 at Buxton International Festival as the lead role in Jonathan Dove’s ‘The Enchanted Pig’. In 2022, she made her Welsh National Opera debut in Shostakovich’s Cherry Town as part of the Young Company where she was covering the role of Lucy. She recently graduated from the University of Manchester with a First-Class Honours degree where she studied voice with Catherine Mikic and received the Procter-Gregg Prize for best third-year recital. Previously, Kathy studied voice, violin, and French horn as part of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama’s Junior advanced course. She also took part in a masterclass with Dame Felicity Lott as part of Cardiff Singer of the World and, in 2019, reached the UK national final of the Rotary Club’s vocal competition.

Doors open: 14:30
Concert starts: 15:00
Interval: 15:50 – 16:10
Concert ends: 17:00

Accessibility Information:

Access: Our building access provisions include:

  • Drop off point on Blackledge*
  • Seating spaces for wheelchair users in our auditoriums
  • Accessible toilets
  • A changing places room (please ask a member of staff for more information and access to this facility)
  • Improved level access into the main entrance of the building
  • Lifts inside the building
  • Loop hearing systems in place in our auditoriums (ask at Box Office for more information)
  • Concessions are available for patrons with disabilities.

*Drop off point: We have a drop off point at the bottom of Blackledge (the cobbled lane leading up to Square Chapel.

Please call us on 01422 353 073 if you need further advice and information about our accessible facilities.

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