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This term

Still to come

Our first priority is a performance of parts 1 and 6 of the Bach Weihnachts Oratorium on 23 January at St John’s Smith Square. We will then immediately start rehearsing the Dvorak Mass in D for a performance on 7 April at St John’s Smith Square.  Both concerts will be with professional soloists and full orchestra. The rehearsal schedule is below.

The poster for the next concert is here as jpeg, pdf and ppt

Learning resources

English translation

Recordings with animated scores:

Part 1

Part 6

Recommended full performance by Norwegian Chamber Orchestra and Norwegian Soloists’ Choir:

Learning files with individual voice parts accentuated

Rehearsals and performances

  • Sat 18 Jan 10.30am-5pm all day workshop at Defra, Nobel House, Smith Square

Check for rail engineering work and longer journeys before travelling

  • Mon 20 Jan 12.45-1.45pm rehearsal at the Sacred Heart Church
  • Wed 22 Jan 12.30-2pm dress rehearsal at St John’s Smith Square
  • Thu 23 Jan 1.05pm Bach Weihnachts-Oratorium concert at St John’s Smith Square (Christmas Oratorio parts 1 and 6) (call time 12.45pm)

Concert attire:

    • women – black with optional blue accessory (e.g. scarf)
    • men – dark suit, white shirt, blue tie
  • Mon 27 Jan 12.45-1.45pm rehearsal at the Sacred Heart Church
  • Mon 3 Feb 12.45-1.45pm rehearsal at the Sacred Heart Church
  • Mon 10 Feb 12.45-1.45pm rehearsal at the Sacred Heart Church
  • Mon 17 Feb 12.45-1.45pm rehearsal at the Sacred Heart Church
  • Mon 24 Feb 12.45-1.45pm rehearsal at the Sacred Heart Church
  • Mon 2 Mar 12.45-1.45pm rehearsal at the Sacred Heart Church
  • Sat 7 Mar 10.30am-5pm all day workshop (venue to be advised)
  • Mon 9 Mar 12.45-1.45pm rehearsal at the Sacred Heart Church
  • Mon 16 Mar 12.45-1.45pm rehearsal at the Sacred Heart Church
  • Mon 23 Mar 12.45-1.45pm rehearsal at the Sacred Heart Church
  • Mon 30 Mar 12.45-1.45pm rehearsal at the Sacred Heart Church
  • Mon 6 Apr 12.30-2pm dress rehearsal at St John’s Smith Square
  • Tue 7 Apr 1.05pm Dvořák Mass in D concert at St John’s Smith Square

    Concert attire:

      • women – black with optional blue accessory (e.g. scarf)
      • men – dark suit, white shirt, blue tie