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Smooth Classics with Margherita Taylor 10pm - 1am
Founded in 1992 by John Forsyth, Tees Valley Youth Choir were runners up in the 2006 BBC Radio 3 Choir of the Year competition.
The choir performed Handel’s Dixit Dominus and Messiah as part of the Brinkburn Festival in 2009 and 2010 respectively, and has sung in some of the UK’s most exciting performance venues including Durham and Ripon Cathedral, The Sage Gateshead, and the Royal Albert Hall.
Over the years the choir has been proud that many singers have become members of The National Youth Choirs of Great Britain and several have gone on to sing professionally. The choir has toured Europe extensively, performing in some of the finest venues including: St Marks and St Pauls Basilicas, Venice; St Michael’s Cathedral, Budapest; St Vitus Cathedral, Prague; Barcelona Cathedral; La Madeleine and Les Invalides, Paris.
Conductor: Andy King
Age range of performers: 16 - 18 years
Armottoman Osa - Mia Makaroff
Bogoroditsye Dyevo - Rachmaninov
The Battle of Jericho - Moses Hogan