Favourite melodies

CHRISTMAS just wouldn’t be Christmas without a visit to the RSNO Christmas Concert in the Caird Hall, Dundee.

This year’s glorious helping is on Friday, December 16 at 7.30 pm when the RSNO and RSNO Chorus, conducted and presented by the irrepressible Christopher Bell, put on this concert packed full of your favourite festive melodies. There is the singalong carols plus the magical film, The Snowman, shown on the big screen, accompanied by Howard Blake’s timeless music and narrated by a special star guest. Christopher Bell is well-known for his abilities with working with young musicians. Before his current posts with the RSNO Junior Chorus and the National Youth Choir of Scotland, he was the founding conductor of the Ulster Youth Choir and director of the TOTAL Aberdeen Youth Choir for six years. In 2004, he was instrumental in the multi-week residency of the National Youth Choir of Scotland with the Grant Park Chorus in Chicago. Between 2001 and 2008 he was Artistic Director of the highly successful Children’s Classic Concert series. His work has been recognised with numerous awards including, in 2003, the Charles Grove Prize for his contribution to cultural life in Scotland and throughout the UK in 2003. Ticket details from the box office on 01382 434 940.