Watson looking for community choirs to perform with him

By Esther Hayden

Russell Watson seeks a choir to perform with him in Wexford.
Russell Watson seeks a choir to perform with him in Wexford.

Best selling classical crossover artist Russell Watson is looking for local community choirs to join him on stage during his Up Close and Personal' show in Wexford's National Opera House on November 28.

The tenor has always been a strong supporter of unsigned local artists and choirs, especially after being a judge on the BBC prime time show 'Last Choir Standing'. Russell enjoyed being part of the show immensely and expressed his wishes to have a local choir accompany him on his Up Close & Personal tour.

The choirs should be aged 18 and over and made up of 30-40 people, either mixed or single sexed. Interested choirs should contact Jayne Dixon, Handshake Ltd., 2 Holly House, Mill Street, Uppermill, Saddleworth, Greater Manchester OL3 6LZ. Tel 01457 819 350 Email jayne@handshakegroup.com.

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