Concerts

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017

Emerging in the 1950s, British popular music was influenced greatly by North American musical styles but, by the 60’s, the unique sound of British artists headed across “the...

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In The Community

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017

As part of the ongoing community support provided by The Peterborough Pop Ensemble, a portion of the proceeds from the concert on Saturday, February 4th will be donated to The...

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Beyond the Notes

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017

                April 2017 For most of us British Pop music starts and ends with the heralded “British Invasion” and the...

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PopChat

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017

          By Jeanne Pengelly   Balancing an already-busy season with many requests to sing at special events is always a challenge for the members of...

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Songs from Across the Pond

                April 2017 For most of us British Pop music starts and ends with the heralded “British Invasion” and the arrival in North America of four mop-topped young men from Liverpool.  In reality, British Pop is a style of music embraced by many iconic British Artists, emerging as a softer side to the...

For All You Are – the honour of singing at Hill 70 Gala

          By Jeanne Pengelly   Balancing an already-busy season with many requests to sing at special events is always a challenge for the members of the Peterborough Pop Ensemble but singing for the fundraising gala to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Hill 70 at the Peterborough Armoury on April 7th was an...

The Best of British Pop – April 22

Emerging in the 1950s, British popular music was influenced greatly by North American musical styles but, by the 60’s, the unique sound of British artists headed across “the pond” resulting in a renaissance of musical freedom and creativity.  The national appeal of UK artists such as The Hollies, Herman’s Hermits, Elton John, Petula Clark, The Dave...