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Spring 2017 9 Jan Rehearsals start for Belshazzar’s Feast, Cyberbass files here

You can buy a rehearsal CD or download mp3 from Choraline Background notes, courtesy of Judy

Performance by Andrew Davis (probably Albert Hall) but no peeking until John says we can look. Bryn is unfortunately not available (on our budget)

Details of what we have rehearsed and the preparation for next week can now be found below this list of diary dates.

24 Jan  Committee meeting

13 Feb No rehearsal (half-term)

10, 17 April No rehearsal (Easter holiday)

1 May No rehearsal (Bank holiday)

6 May  Singing workshop for Belshazzar

18 May (Thu) Rehearsal in Abbey 20 May Belshazzar in Tewkesbury Abbey with CSO

22 May  End-of-year party


Date Belshazzar’s Feast Hymn of Jesus
9th Jan [fig. 15] to [fig. 25] and [fig. 1] to [fig. 3] [fig. 7] to [fig. 12]
16th Jan [fig. 11] to chorus end before [fig. 22] and [fig. 55] + 6 bars to [fig. 60] [fig. 12] + 10 bars to [fig. 16]
23rd Jan [1] to [7] + 3 bars, [10] to [12] + 2 bars and [57] + 9 bars to [fig. 60] [9] to [14] up to “Lento”
20th Feb [10] to [14] + 11 bars and [28] to [38] [9] + 4 bars to [14]


For next week…

Prep. for Belshazzar’s Feast Hymn of Jesus
13th Mar Beginning to [14] and [67] to end

More Singing and Listening opportunities ..

22 Apr Concert with Cleeve Chorale in Cleeve; Handel, Mozart, Pergolesi. Details

29 Apr Silurian choir at Pershore Abbey; Vivaldi concert

29 Apr  Workshop on Berlioz Requiem with Adrian Partington in Glos Cathedral  Details  Booking form

6 May Elgar chorale at Worcester; Elgar, Delius and Handel  Details

13 May  Come and sing Mozart Mass in C, 3 Choirs Worcester, details

17 June CBC (City, not Cheltenham) at Tewkesbury; concert with English composers  Details

8 July  Invitation to sing Sea Symphony, Chelt Music Festival in Glos Cathedral  Details  

15 July Come and sing Faure Requiem, 3 Choirs, Kidderminster  Details

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Music Library

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