Welcome

Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society was founded in 1933 and the choir currently has a membership of around 100. Our repertoire is quite varied but is made up mainly of large choral works by composers from the 17th through to the 21st century. The concerts performed in the last few years have ranged from Bach's Mass in B Minor to Carl Orff's Carmina Burana. In 2014 we commissioned celebrated composer Patrick Hawes to write Eventide (In Memoriam Edith Cavell) which we performed in Norwich Cathedral and Sheringham to commemorate the centenary of WW1. Each year the choir puts on three concerts and also runs a 'Come and Sing' event in the early autumn. We practice on Monday evenings in term time, 7.20-9pm, in the school hall at Sheringham High School. The choir welcomes singers of all voices and abilities without audition.

News and notices

Garden Party at Mannington Hall Saturday 4 July 2pm - 5pm
Tue 30 Jun 2015

TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR OUR GARDEN PARTY AT MANNINGTON HALL ON SATURDAY.

COME AND ENJOY THE FINE WEATHER IN THIS BEAUTIFUL SETTING

Marquee, bunting, raffles are all in hand - not to mention tea and cake - for our very special Independence Day Garden Party at Mannington Hall by kind invitation of The Lord and Lady Walpole.There will be music all afternoon, with an American flavour as befits the day, provided both by the choir and our resident pianist for the occasion, Geoff Cummings-Knight. Come along, enjoy the splendid Mannington Gardens and make a modest but much needed contribution to the Society's funds. This may be a fund raising event but we intend to make it great fun as well!

Tickets £10 (children under 15 £5) Pre-book your tickets now by ringing the Mannington Box Office 01263 584175

Orchestras Live North Norfolk 2015 Season
Wed 10 Jun 2015

This year, North Norfolk is again hosting Orchestras Live North Norfolk, a series of the highest quality orchestral concerts developed by North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) in partnership with Orchestras Live and community organisations.

Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society are delighted to have once again been invited to participate. This year we are very excited to be joining forces with the London Mozart Players to perform in Cromer Parish Church on Saturday 28 November.  We are also pleased to announce that we will be performing the Norfolk premiere of Richard Allain's Vespers which was originally commissioned by Southend Festival Chorus. The composer is re-orchestrating the work especially for the London Mozart Players who will accompany the Choral Society  who will be joined by a children's choir and popular Norfolk soprano Rosamund Walton.
 
Click below to see the press release giving details of all three concerts in the series including the full programme for 28 November
 
Tickets £15 (UNDER 18's FREE) from Sheringham Little Theatre Box Office 01263 822347 email boxoffice@sheringhamlittletheatre.com 

    Read the full NNDC Press Release

Rehearsal Accompanist
Thr 7 May 2015

At the end of this season we sadly say goodbye to our current Rehearsal Accompanist Lawrence Tao who will be much missed at our weekly Rehearsals. However, the good news is that he will still be available as a concert organist - he has already been booked for our November concert with the London Mozart Players. Make a note in your diary now: Saturday 28 November 7.30pm Cromer Parish Church when we perform the Norfolk premiere of local composer Richard Allain's Vespers.

This means that we are now actively seeking a replacement Rehearsal Accompanist to commence in September 2015. Applications should be sent to info@sheringhamandcromerchoral.co.uk 

Click below for full details

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 31 MAY 2015

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A thoroughly enjoyable concert
Mon 30 Mar 2015

SCCS in Rehearsal
SCCS in Rehearsal

"On the eve of Holy Week Nathan Waring led the Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society in a cleverly conceived musical homage to Lent." So begins Austin Stephens review in today's Eastern Daily Press.

............performance of Stainer's Crucifixion in Waring's capable hands was both elegant and dramatically moving

......soloists Paul Smy with gorgeous honeyed tone, and Tom Stoddart were engaging and authoritative

.......Waring's A Lenten Prayer written for this choir, who delighted in giving the piece its world premiere performance, (an) attractive lyrical work ........central section a tenor and bass duet is particularly beautiful and the whole piece will surely become widely performed

.......a thoroughly enjoyable concert

    Read the Review in full

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Next concert

Summer Americana Gala Concert
Aaron Copland Old American Songs
Michael Tippett excerpts from 5 Negro Spirituals (Child of our Time)
Antonin Dvorak Largo (Second Movement) from New World Symphony No9
George Gershwin Choral selections from Porgy & Bess (I got plenty o' nuttin, It ain't necessarily so, Bess you is my woman, Summertime)
George Gershwin Somebody Loves Me, But Not for Me, Someone to Watch Over Me, I got Rythm
Samuel Barber Agnus Dei (Adagio)

Sunday 12 July 2015, 6.30pm
Auden Theatre, Holt
Nathan Waring conductor

Sheringham and Cromer Choral chamber orchestra

Jamie W Hall bass/baritone

Ellie Oldfield soprano

Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society celebrate summer with an American-themed Gala Concert at the Auden Theatre Holt

As in previous years we hope to make this another Gala picnic concert where audience and performers can enjoy a picnic on the lawns outside the theatre during an extended interval

Tickets
Tickets £15 (students £12) UNDER 18's FREE will be available from the Auden Theatre Box Office after Easter 2015 

01263 713444

 

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