When Stephen John Davis, star of Phantom of the Opera and soprano Denise Leigh, who thrilled the nation with her singing at the 2012 London Paralympics opening ceremony, performed at last year’s Hereford Police Male Choir’s annual concert they filled the Shirehall. By popular demand both artistes are returning for this year’s annual police choir concert at the Shirehall on Saturday, 17 May at 7pm.

The choir’s own repertoire will include some of the songs they are currently rehearsing for the London Welsh Festival of Male Voice Choirs at the Royal Albert Hal in October.

As well as his role as the Phantom, Stephen has performed in some of the top musicals in the West End, including Les Miserables and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and also played Emile in the New York production of South Pacific. His most recent productions include national tours of The Three Phantoms, a trio of singers who have performed the iconic role, and also Jesus Christ Superstar.

Denise, a former student at the Royal National College for the Blind, became a singing sensation after winning the C4 TV show, Operatunity and made her debut as Gilda in Verdi’s Rigoletto . Not only was she chosen to sing at the opening ceremony of the Paralympics in London but also performed at a special concert at the previous Olympics in Beijing.

Tickets, £10, available from The Outback in Church Street, Hereford.