Our Next Concert:
Songs for Summer
A concert of beautiful music for a summer’s evening with traditional folk songs and spirituals, featuring John Rutter’s The Sprig of Thyme and Feel the Spirit
Conductor Joanna Tomlinson
Mezzo soprano Janet Shell
With the Chameleon Arts Chamber Orchestra. Marion Lea, piano.
John Rutter’s ‘Feel the Spirit’ is a fantastic and vibrant collection of arrangements of traditional Negro Spirituals, performed by mezzo-soprano soloist Janet Shell, with the choir and orchestra. In ‘A Sprig of Thyme’ Rutter takes British folk songs and arranges them for choir and orchestra, with really beautiful and moving orchestral colours. We look forward to celebrating the summer with these joyful and uplifting works.
When: Saturday 4 June 2016 at 7.30 pm
Where: St Martin’s Church, Dorking RH4 1UX. For a location map of St Martin’s, click here.
Tickets: £12 in advance (£15 on the day). £5 for under-25s in full-time education. For further information on purchasing tickets click here.
We are a well established choir with around 85 singers and friends, based in Dorking, Surrey, and perform 3 or 4 concerts annually with a varied repertoire from the 16th century to contemporary music. The choir is always pleased to welcome new members, and operates a policy of ‘self selection’ rather than audition. There is more about the choir on the About Us page.
We meet on Tuesday evenings in Powell Corderoy School Hall in Dorking at 8pm, from September to June. To see what musical events we are planning for the future, click here.
We have engaged Joanna Tomlinson to work with us for our Summer 2016 concert – there is more about Joanna on our Musical Director page. Meanwhile we have recruited a new permanent Musical Director – Patrick Barrett. Patrick starts with us in September and more information about him will be posted on the website soon.
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