THE Australian Welsh Male Choir leaves Australia on the 20 October for a tour of the United Kingdom that will include performances in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Liverpool , York, Chester and Northampton.
In Wales the Frankston based choir will sing in Abergavenny before going to London for a concert at Australian High Commission for the High Commissioner George Brandis.
For the tour’s final performance the choir will join choirs from Wales, England, Norway, Sweden, and the US for the London Welsh Festival of Male Choirs at the Royal Albert Hall.
The Australian Welsh Male Choir will be led by musical director Tom Buchanan and accompanist Michelle Nguyen. They will also be joined on tour by Australian soprano Ayse Goknur Shanal.
Once back in Australia, the Australian Welsh can be heard at its Singing in the Pub event at Kirks Hotel, Mornington on 31 October. Call 5975 2007 to make table bookings for the free event.
The Australian Welsh Male Choir and the newly-formed Mornington Peninsula Welsh Ladies Choir are based on the Mornington Peninsula.
Details: 0424 719 291 (ladies choir) or 0405 987 567 (men).