Forthcoming concerts

Songs Ancient & Modern
Matthew Coleridge Requiem - East Anglian Premiere
Joseph Haydn Insanae et Vanae Curae
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Missa Brevis in Bflat K.275
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ave Verum Corpus
Gabriel Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine
Sergei Rachmaninov Bogoroditsye Dyevo

Saturday 23 November 2019, 7.00pm
St Peters Parish Church, Sheringham
Zaira Palumbo - soprano

Graham Northwood - alto

Simon Mulligan - tenor

Andrew Weeks - bass

Debbie Whomes - cello

Philip Adams - organ

Our 2019-20 season begins with a lovely blend of old and new music including popular works by Mozart, Haydn and Fauré.

Our programme also includes the East Anglian premiere of an exciting new Requiem by Dorset composer, Matthew Coleridge. This is what he has to say about it:

"Requiem is my first major composition and most frequently performed work. Far from being inspired by, or in memory of, a lost loved one, I wrote the majority of it in the months following the birth of my son. I hope this brings an optimistic, affirming and uplifting mood to the music. I was determined to avoid any cliches of angelic harps or fires of hell, and chose to take a more human and earthly approach - something more akin to the Requiems of the middle ages and Renaissance. Much of the writing is in the manner of Gregorian chant, with numerous melodic ‘threads’ woven together into a rich tapestry of sound. The solo cello became a vital part of the music from some of the earliest drafts, providing a counterpoint of light against dark. Whenever the choir are singing about loss or sorrow, the cello sings a song of hope and comfort."

The late Sir Neville Mariner said of the work "a valuable addition to 21st century choral repertoire".

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Choral Favourites
Charles Hubert Parry Blest Pair of Sirens
Zoltán Kodály Missa Brevis
Sir Edward Elgar Te Deum and Benedictus

Saturday 25 April 2020, 7.00pm
St Peters Parish Church, Sheringham
David Ballard, conductor

Philip Adams, organist

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TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE EARLY 2020

£15 on the door, £12 advance, under 18's FREE from Sheringham Little Theatre Box Office telephone: 01263 822347 email:boxoffice@sheringhamlittletheatre.com 

 

Handel: Alexander's Feast
George Frederic Handel Alexander's Feast

Saturday 11 July 2020, 7.00pm
Cromer Parish Church, Cromer
Jayne May-Sysum, soprano

James Micklethwaite, tenor

Nathan Harrison, bass

Sheringham and Cromer Chamber Orchestra

David Ballard, conductor

Tickets
TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE FROM SPRING 2020

£15 on the door, £12 advance, under 18's FREE from Sheringham Little Theatre Box Office telephone: 01263 822347email: boxoffice@sheringhamlittletheatre.com 

 

Members' Diary

September 2019
Monday 97.00pmFirst Rehearsal Autumn Term
Monday 167pm-9pmAGM (7.00 for 7.15pm) followed by rehearsal
October 2019
Saturday 1210 am - 4 pmCOME AND SING - Vivaldi Gloria
Monday 21NO REHEARSAL - HALF TERM
November 2019
Monday 187.00 pmRehearsal - St Peter's Sheringham
Friday 227.00 pmRehearsal - St Peter's Sheringham
Saturday 232 pm to 5 pm Rehearsal - St Peter's Sheringham
7.00pm CONCERT - St Peters Sheringham
Monday 257.00 pmRehearsal
December 2019
Monday 27.00pmLast Rehearsal Autumn Term
January 2020
Monday 67.00pmFirst Rehearsal Spring Term
February 2020
Monday 17NO REHEARSAL - HALF TERM
March 2020
Monday 307.00pmLast Rehearsal Spring Term
April 2020
Monday 67.00pmSocial Event
Monday 207.00 pmRehearsal - St Peter's Sheringham
Friday 247.00 pmRehearsal - St Peter's Sheringham
Saturday 252.00 pmRehearsal - St Peter's Sheringham
7.00pm CONCERT - St Peters Sheringham