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THE GLOUCESTER ORPHEUS SOCIETY CONCERT

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Relayed from Shire Hall, Gloucester
THE Gloucester Orpheus Society, which consists of some sixty male voice singers, was established in 1899 by Sir A. Herbert Brewer , organist of Gloucester Cathedral. Its first president was Sir C. Hubert H. Parry , who held that office until his death. The society appeared with great success at a Three Choirs Festival some years ago, and in March, 1924, it gave a concert at the Central Hall, Westminster, London, when its performance received the most favourable recognition from the London critics, Mr. Percy Scholes describing it as ' one of the finest Male Voice Choirs he had heard.' It has been invited to take part in the forthcoming Concert to be given in honour of Custav Hoist, a,t Cheltenham, the composer's native town.
The present Musical Director is Mr. S. W. Underwood, whose exceptional ability as a choral conductor is widely known.
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Organist: Sir A. Herbert Brewer
Unknown: Sir C. Hubert H. Parry
Unknown: Mr. Percy Scholes

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THE GLOUCESTER ORPHEUS SOCIETY CONCERT

2LO London, 18 February 1927 20.00






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