Plymouth Philharmonic Choir – Petite Messe Solennelle

On Saturday 6 July 2019 Plymouth Philharmonic Choir will perform

Petite Messe Solennelle by Rossini

at Plymouth Cathedral

at 7.30pm

Soloists are soprano Catherine Hamilton, alto Helen Haviland, tenor Andrew

Mackenzie-Wicks and bass Darren Jeffery

Tickets: £17 in advance, £19 on the door, £5 students and under 16s, to include drinks and nibbles; available from

Rossini described this setting of the Mass, written more than thirty years after his last opera, as one of his ‘sins of old age’. The composer had some fun with the title: the piece is neither small in scale nor solemn, but theatrical and joyous.







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