The Derbyshire Anthem

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in Recent Performances | No Comments

A first for Derby A Cappella! On 17 September 2015 we gave the first performance of the Derbyshire Anthem in Derby Cathedral, broadcast live on BBC Radio Derby…

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Composed by Tracey Wilkinson with lyrics by Lucy Ward based on ‘well-known Derbyshire expressions and landmarks’, it was performed in an arrangement for soloists, men’s chorus and string quartet (from the Derby Concert Orchestra) by our very own Musical Director, Martin Thorne. Listen to an extract now on our Hear Us Now page!

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