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Other Local Musical Events

From time to time we get asked by other choirs or musical organisations about publicising their events...... these requests will turn up here.


Choral Concert on behalf of Lister Neo-natal unit

Saturday, Jan 26th, 2019 at 7:30pm in St. Mary's Church, Hitchin

At the moment we are still short of an oboist, french horns and a harpist, and it wouldn't be a bad thing if there were a few more tenors and basses... If you know of anyone who you think might be interested please forward the link below to them, or let me have their contact details and I will approach them.
http://www.listerneonatalunitfamiliesgroup.org/choral-concert-at-st-marys.html
You may want to have a look at the link regardless, as it has a good summary of the rehearsals for the concert and also a link to the website that sells tickets. These are also available from Hitchin Initiative and David's bookshop.
A quick reminder about rehearsals:
FOR SINGERS:
Sunday 6th Jan, 2pm-4:30pm at Tilehouse Street Baptist Church
Monday 14th Jan, 7:30pm-10pm at Tilehouse Street
Wednesday 23rd Jan, 7:30pm-10pm at Tilehouse Street.

FOR ORCHESTRA:
Friday 18th Jan 7:30-9:30pm at Tilehouse Street Baptist Church
Friday 25th Jan 7:30-9:30pm at Tilehouse Street Baptist Church

FOR EVERYONE:
Saturday 26th Jan, 2:30pm-5pm at St. Mary’s Church, followed by concert at 7:30pm.
If you'd like to start learning the music in advance, there are lot of videos on YouTube of each of the individual parts of the Requiem, and both works can be found on cyberbass as well.
http://www.cyberbass.com/Major_Works/Faure%20G/faure.htm
http://www.cyberbass.com/Major_Works/Vivaldi_A/vivaldi_gloria.htm

In the meantime feel free to share the attached poster, and do get in touch if you’d like to help put these up around the area. Link to Poster: here


Fairhaven Singers present: Music for Advent and Christmas

Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at 8:00pm at Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge
Fairhaven Singers, conducted by Ralph Woodward

Our Christmas concert is an annual highlight for choir members and audience alike, featuring seasonal favourites and new discoveries. Traditional pieces by Parsons and Darke, neglected gems by Elgar and Healy Willan, another superb carol by Jonathan Dove (as we look forward to our Dove premiere in March), and Naji Hakim’s thrilling yodel-based Noël are interspersed with carols for all to sing. The combination of these heavenly sounds with a free glass of wine and one of Cambridge’s most beautiful buildings should make our concert on 8 December an unmissable occasion!

Buy tickets online at http://www.fairhavensingers.org.uk/hear-us/buy-tickets/.


North Hert Guild of Singer presents: Faure Requiem

Sunday 17 November 19.30 at St. Mary's Church, Hitchin

Along with the Faure Requiem, they will be singing Ralph Vaughan William's - Dona Nobis Pacem, Faure - Cantique de Jean Racine and Arvo Pärt - Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten.
Ticket and Concert Details
Tickets: Hitchin Initiative, Davids Bookshop, 01462 790210 and 01438 861185.
Ticket Prices: Adults £14, FTE £8



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