Yorkshire’s Simon Armitage writes lyrics for Huddersfield Choral Society

Yorkshire-born Poet Laureate Simon Armitage has worked with Huddersfield Choral Society to create two compositions as after it was “silenced”.

Sunday, 11th October 2020, 5:27 pm

Updated Sunday, 11th October 2020, 5:32 pm
Simon Armitage. Picture: Bruce Rollinson.
Simon Armitage. Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

The society said that it wanted to create something new that would remember departed friends – two members died from Covid-19 early into lockdown – but also “to provide hope for choral singers throughout the UK”.

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