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The weeks ahead.
Next Wednesday 22 November
Rehearsal for singers going to Leiden
- Gloria Vivaldi
- Cantique de Jean Racine Faure
- Kyrie from Armed Man Jenkins
- Viva La Musical Erod
- Irish Blessing Chilcott
Wednesday November 29th NO REHEARSAL
Wednesday December 6th
- Oh how lovely are thy dwellings Brahms…in English translation
- The Shepherd’s Farewell Berlioz English translation
- Irish Blessing Chilcott
- A new piece by David Jones
Wednesday December 13
End of term sing with friends
All above plus carols
December 10th: St Eanswythe’s Folkestone
- Handel Dixit Dominus
- Handel Zadok The Priest
- Handel Choruses from Messiah
Please click here to download or print the poster.
Britten Ceremony of Carols
December 16: Beaney House of Art and Knowledge
Rehearsals begin on January 17
Brahms Requiem Scores
Music Room Price £5.56
I have received a great number of messages about last weeks performance and want to add to them with any more reflections that you have about singing in this concert.
Here’s a few of the many
Just wanted to say how much I enjoyed singing with the Amici on Saturday. . I thought it was a wonderful and moving experience and I found it hard to hold back the tears during the Benedictus on the Armed Man .
I couldn’t believe that the choir was not professional, as your singing certainly was.
As for ‘The Armed Man’ it was terrific! I usually close my eyes when listening but it’s so visual and exciting that it’s impossible not to want to listen and watch.
Thank you so much…… Perfectly timed for Armistice weekend.
Having let the dust settle a bit, I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed the experience of singing the Mozart and Jenkins at the Colyer Fergusson Hall. I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did! Thank you for a fantastic evening of music making.
First of all thank you personally, for such a wonderful chance to sing amongst such talent, skill and enthusiasm.
The choir were abuzz with how wonderful an experience it was and so excited we had done as well as we had.
The orchestra were wonderful and I think both pieces were much better in performance, inspired no doubt by the calibre of the orchestra, the venue, the soloists etc and a lot to achieve , 2 major works in one concert!! It was so impressive to have sold out as well
Over forty eight hours have elapsed since we realised the last notes of the Jenkins on Saturday. A truly memorable performance by a group of remarkable people in concert with an equally remarkable group of musicians which is Orchestra 2012. I was impressed and thrilled by your commitment and engagement, your attention to detail ( always facilitated in rehearsal by Christopher) and your immersion in the drama of both pieces. Our soloists added to the beauties and mysteries of the works and I am looking forward to collaborating with them all again very soon. Grazia tanto Amici!
On Wednesday we will rehearse together the choruses from Vivaldi Gloria ( as a bonus rehearsal for Leiden deputation!) , Oh How Lovely are Your Dwellings from Brahms German Requiem and ...........from Berlioz L'enfance du Christ.
If you do not have copies they are downloadable here;
p47/55 Initially before we decide on the edition we will use to sing from (in German) this is in English.
Berlioz (also in English)
All best wishes
Here are some photos of the concert on November 11th:
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