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29 June 2019 In the Main House at Salisbury Playhouse


Saturday 29 June at 7.30pm


Come sing the songs of Africa! is a 45 minute cantata by  Alexander L’Estrange, which has rocked the choral world since its premiere in 2008, cementing L'Estrange's reputation as one of the UK's most popular choral composers of the 21st Century. The music for Zimbe! blends African song and jazz in an exciting and joyous blend.

“A profoundly moving work. Alexander has captured the essence of the material and generated impassioned performances” - Musician Magazine

Zimbe! will be  performed by  three Salisbury – based choirs :- Amici, The Coffee Choir, and Downton Community Choir. They will be joined by Downton Children’s Choir, directed by Becky Arch. The singers will be accompanied by a professional band including the composer of Zimbe!, Alexander L’Estrange, on piano. The concert will be conducted by Kate Edgar, and profits from the concert will go to support the work of Cancer Research UK.


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Tickets £18

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