Summer is welcomed with music

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A DUET of events will bring Sunderland to life with the sound of music.

Sunderland Symphony Orchestra is holding a special concert celebrating music from the stage and screen tomorrow at West Park Church, in Stockton Road.

Families can enjoy performances of popular and well-known music from much-loved movies, including James Bond, Star Wars, Phantom of the Opera, Jurassic Park, My Fair Lady and more.

The event starts at 7.30pm and tickets are £8, concessions £5, and can be bought by emailing

On Saturday, July 7, Sunderland Youth Orchestra Academy will be putting on a special performance at Sunderland Minster.

The afternoon of summer music is a free event, with voluntary contributions welcomed.

A raffle will also be held during the concert, which starts at 2pm, with doors open from 1.30pm.