Summer term runs from May 14th to July 2nd when we will have an informal concert for family and friends.
In the autumn we shall be rehearsing the Vivaldi Gloria and Pergolesi’s Magnificat for a concert at St Paul’s on December 8th.
We shall be having a two week break for our Easter holiday so no choir on the 2nd or 9th April.
The new term starts on April 16th, please make a note of venues for each rehearsal.
16th. St Paul’s Church, Augustus Road, SW19
23rd. Putney High
30th. Putney High
7th. St Paul’s
10th extra rehearsal at St Paul’s
12th Concert day. Rehearsal will start at 2.30 at St Paul’s.
The summer term will run from May 14th to an informal concert on July 2nd. There will be no rehearsal on May 28th. All rehearsals booked at Putney High.
Chris will announce the music next Monday at rehearsal.
Subs will be due for next term after the Easter Break.
For all those interested here is a link to (and a PDF you can download) of the translated Carl Orff lyrics for Carmina Burana. Hopefully they can help us all get into character more!
Please note the following events over the next few weeks
February 26th - rehearsal as usual
March 5th - Choral workshop with Jessica Gillingwater
March 12th - rehearsal for tenors and basses only. No rehearsal for sopranos and altos
March 19th and 26th - rehearsal as usual
April 2nd - Easter Monday. No rehearsal
Please note there will be no rehearsal on Monday February 12th 2018 as Putney Junior School is closed for half-term.
The new term started on Monday, January 8th at the usual venue, Putney Junior School. We are rehearsing Carmina Burana by Carl Orff, for a concert on May 12th. All new members welcome.
We're taking a week off: there is no rehearsal on Monday October 23rd.
Rehearsals resume the following week, so it's back to normal on Monday October 30th.
The librarians have now taken final orders to purchase scores. If you would like to buy your own copy of the Rutter Requiem please order the following edition:
John Rutter Requiem
Oxford University Press
There are still some copies available to hire.
Copies of The Heavens and the Heart by James Francis Brown will be available to hire from the next rehearsal at £3 per copy. These have been sourced directly from the composer and are not available to buy.
The term will start on Monday September 4th at the usual time and location.
We will be rehearsing two more modern works: The Heavens and the Heart by James Francis Brown, which was composed in 2016, and John Rutter's Requiem, which was composed in 1985.
The concert is scheduled for December 9th. It will be back at our normal concert venue, St. Paul's church in Southfields.