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Tuesday, 23rd May 2023, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Ouse Valley Branch: 'The Swarbrick Singers' by Ian Clarke

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Ian Clarke is an organist and musical director of the acclaimed chamber choir the Swarbrick Singers, as well as member of the panel of Examiners for the Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music.

The choir was formed in 1983 while Ian was the organist of All Saints’ Church, Northampton. The organ at the church was built by Thomas Swarbrick, an 18th century builder and the original case is still there — hence the name. They sing music both sacred and secular from all periods of time at all types of events. Ian will share some insights into chamber music and the wonderful  experiences of this choir.

Booking forms are available on request from Interim Chair, Ellen Punter, and must be returned at least seven days prior to the event:

Tickets are priced at £15 for members and £18 for non- members. Talk only tickets are £10 for both members and guests.


7pm arrival – Bar available for drinks

7.30pm – Speaker begins (one hour including questions)

8.30pm – Light refreshments

9.30pm – Event closes

These meetings are open to local branch members and their guests, as well as other members of the ESU. Ouse Valley branch welcomes new members and embraces those who have supported the ESU, as well as the local branch, for many years.


Tuesday, 23rd May 2023
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Ouse Valley Branch

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