Joe McElderry to perform at new Music in Mowbray event in Sunderland this summer

Joe McElderry is set to perform at a new music event heading to Sunderland this summer.
Joe McElderryJoe McElderry
Joe McElderry

The singer from South Shields will headline Music in Mowbray, a celebration of classical music being staged by Sunderland City Council in Mowbray Park on Thursday, August 12.

Joe said: "It's always great to be part of a new and exciting event and I’m thrilled to be performing in Sunderland this summer and showcasing some of the best known classical songs.

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Joining Joe will be The Voice UK finalists duo, Belle Voci, known for performing classical music in a fresh and current way. Classically trained Faith Tucker will also be serenading audiences singing musical theatre and crossover in her mezzo soprano range and The Sage String Quartet completes the line-up.

Cllr Linda Williams, Sunderland City Council's Cabinet Member for Vibrant City said: "It is so exciting to be able to announce Music in Mowbray, a brand-new event to add to our already impressive summer line up of music concerts. We hope this event will appeal to new audiences and showcase the wonderful world of classical music, with a modern-day twist. We look forward to welcoming visitors to Mowbray Park for a wonderful evening of entertainment."

Music in Mowbray will take place on Thursday, August 12.

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday, May 28. Adult tickets are £20, Under 18s are £10 and a family ticket (2 x adult and 2 x children) is £50.

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