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Wednesday 22nd May 2019

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Concert 2020

Letter from Graham

Links to recordings for the pieces planned for the annual concert:

Dvorak: https://www.prestomusic.com/classical/works/82156–dvorak-mass-in-d-major-op-86-b175/browse?size=10&view=large (A quick listen suggests that this is probably my (Graham’s) preference: https://www.prestomusic.com/classical/products/7955563–dvorak-mass-in-d) Glinka: https://youtu.be/aLHK7XdPPdQ Schubert: https://youtu.be/PBXl0GBefjg Berlioz: https://youtu.be/e_pyk3wmHGw Bach: coming soon…. Others: https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/BT%200349

 

. . . → Read More: Concert 2020

Concert photos

Rehearsal Photos

Concert photos

 

 

WCMF Joint rehearsal dates

Sunday 10th March, 2-4.30, Littleton

Sunday 7th April, 2-4.30, Littleton

Wednesday 15th May, 7.30 – 9.30, Jewry Street

Summer sing 2018

Winchester City Festival Choir Summer Sing 2018

Graham Kidd and choir members welcome singers to join us to learn seven songs by: Elgar; Stanford; Sullivan; Vaughan-Williams and Wood – further music information and downloads below.

Six Wednesday drop-in sessions at 7.45 – 9.30pm

Dates: 23rd May; 6th June; 13th June; 20th June*; 27th June; . . . → Read More: Summer sing 2018

May concert choices

Option 1:

Winchester on 11th May 2018 with John Sutton

Rossini – Stabat Mater

Puccini – Messa di Gloria

 

Option 2:

Romsey on 18th May 2018 with Graham

Britten – St. Nicholas

Vivaldi – Beatus Vir in B flat

Vivaldi – Magnificat

February 2019

Concert schedule:

1st half Monteverdi: Beatus vir (no soloists required) rough timing 10 minutes LISTEN Leonarda: Dixit dominus (soloists from the choir) rough timing 10 minutes LISTEN D Scarlatti: Iste confessor (soloist required) rough timing 5 minutes LISTEN Carissimi: Jephthe (soloists required + soloists from the choir) rough timing 20 minutes LISTEN 2nd half JS . . . → Read More: February 2019

January concert 2018

NEW concert resources:

Transliteration

Concert flyer

Tips for selling tickets

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Rehearsal schedule

A reminder of the programme:

David Briggs: God’s Grandeur

Leonard Bernstien: Chichester Psalms (American composer writing for a British commission)

John Rutter: Mass of the children (British composer writing for an American commission)

See also the WCFC concert 2018 – a letter . . . → Read More: January concert 2018

2017 AGM

The 2017 AGM took place on Wednesday 5th July

Agenda

AGM 2016 minutes

Chair’s report

Accounts

Treasurer’s report

Secretary’s report

MD report

Reviews

Reviews from previous concerts

‘Hands Across the Ocean’ Concert

Winchester City Festival Choir, Thornden Hall, Chandler’s Ford – Sat 27/01/18

MASS OF THE CHILDREN by Rutter

GOD’S GRANDEUR by Briggs – premiere

CHICHESTER PSALMS by Bernstein

The theme of this enterprising concert was Anglo-American connections, a very topical idea in view of the meeting . . . → Read More: Reviews

January Concert

. . . → Read More: January Concert