Ravishing company, opulent acoustics et beaucoup de biere belgique

I have just returned from a wonderful five day choir tour to the continent. The most striking thing about the choral experience had to be the acoustic properties of the wonderful churches in which we sang. Most resonant was La Madeleine, Paris where the reverberations could be heard as many as 10 seconds later and […]

Vivaldi Gloria and Walton Belshazzar’s Feast – Forthcoming Cathedral Choir Concerts

Forthcoming choral events over the next couple of months include: By kind permission of their graces, the Duke and Duchess of Westminster, Chester Cathedral Choir along with musicians from King’s School, Chester perform in a Fundraising concert at the Long Room and Chapel, Eaton Hall. Tuesday 9th June 1930. Tickets £15, including light refreshments,  available from Victoria […]

Fauré Requiem, Songs of Praise and Rutter Mass of the Children

Forthcoming choral events this month include: An evening of French Favourites with Chester Cathedral Choir – Saturday 4th April 1930. Tickets are priced at £10 (children £5) and are available from the cathedral box office on 01244 500959 or on the door.  Baritone solos in the Fauré Requiem will be sung by myself. Neston Sings Songs […]

Britten – War Requiem

Coinciding with the 70th anniversary of the start of World War Two, the University of Manchester Chorus and Symphony Orchestra will be performing this momentous work at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester on Sunday 3rd May, 2009 at 7:30pm. The performance will feature renowned soloists including Amanda Roocroft, Alan Clayton and Roderick Williams as well […]