German choir to mark 21 years of friendship…

German choir to mark 21 years of friendship with visit to Bradford Cathedral

A GERMAN choir is marking 21 years of friendship with a tour round the county’s cathedrals, ministers and churches.

The Augustinian Church Choir from Erfurt are marking its long partnership between the Diocese with the Erfurt Kirchenkreis, starting off at Bradford Cathedral.

There will be various choral pieces over the tour, including work by Johann Sebastian Bach, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and Gustav Holst.

The tour will visit Bradford Cathedral on October 13, York Minster on October 14, Wakefield Cathedral on October 15, Bradford Cathedral on October 16, Ripon Cathedral on October 17, Leeds Minister on October 18, St Margaret’s Church in Ilkley on October 19 and Halifax Minster on October 20.