SALISBURY Musical Society (SMS) is returning with a performance on March 16.

The group will be performing Verdi ‘Requiem’ at Salisbury Cathedral, alongside the Chelsea Opera Group Orchestra. The performance will be conducted by David Halls.

The soloists will be Rachel Nicholls (sop), Jess Dandy (alto), Paul Nilon (tenor) and James Platt (bass).  The concert runs without an interval and is scheduled to finish by 9pm.

This work commands huge orchestral forces and a large brass section with 4 distant trumpets.

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Tickets are still available for the performance. They cost £10 for unreserved seating, and £5 for children and students.

SMS welcomes new singers, especially in the Tenor and Bass sections.  Singers can try the choir for a term as a rehearsing member.  Young singers aged 18-29 may be eligible for a bursary.

To buy tickets and find out more, visit the SMS website.