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Shropshire garage to host the Bridgnorth Sinfonia
18 Nov 2016
by Kirsty Smallman

A Shropshire garage will be filled with the sound of music as a county orchestra featuring 30 musicians performs a live concert in their workshop.

The Bridgnorth Sinfonia will perform a complimentary concert for an audience at David Dexters on November 20.

The huge workshop on site at David Dexters, an independent garage based in Stanley Lane, Bridgnorth, provides the perfect setting for the Sinfonia to perform their annual concert, which will be conducted by Dr James Ross.

Dr Ross has a wealth of musical experience, conducting over 850 works in 15 different countries throughout Asia, North America and Europe.

Violinist Kate Bedford, who helps to organise the Sinfonia and who will be among the performers on the night, said: “We will try to adapt some of the music to fit with an automotive theme.

“We played Fleetwood Mac’s The Chain at last year’s concert which is a very familiar piece with those who follow Formula One racing.”

Richard Whitney, Managing Director at David Dexters, said the business had sponsored the orchestra for a number of years.

He said: “We are proud to host and support such a talented group. A lot of our customers play in the orchestra and we very much like to support the community and all of the people who live in and around the Bridgnorth area.

“The workshop is perfect for a musical event such as this as the large open space really carries the sound of the Sinfonia and it makes it a truly impressive night for all guests.

The concert will be split into two halves, with an interval in the middle, giving the orchestra a chance to chat and engage with the audience.

Guests can arrive from 7pm and will be served a glass of bubbly and a selection of nibbles before being seated cabaret-style to enjoy the performance.