A CELEBRATION of English music is being provided as a summer treat by the Ludlow Choral Society.

Ludlow Choral Society’s Summer Concert, “Poppies on the Wheat”, is a celebration of English composers and songs.

The performance will include Choral Dances from Benjamin Britten’s Gloriana and his Simple Symphony, Patrick Larley’s eponymous cycle of 5 settings of romantic poems by Victorian women, Poppies on the Wheat and John Rutter’s arrangements of British folksongs, A Sprig of Thyme.

Joining the Ludlow Choral Society chorus and Chamber Ensemble will be Mezzo-soprano Joyce Tindsley, conducted by the Choir’s Music Director, Patrick Larley.

The concert takes place at 7.30pm on Saturday, July 5 in St. Laurence’s Church, Ludlow.

Tickets can be bought online at www.ludlowchoral.org.uk, from the Ludlow Visitor Information Centre 01584 875053 or from The Wool Shop 01584 872988. Ticket prices are £15 and £10, (half price for children).