Our Spring concert will feature Handel’s Alexander’s Feast. This lesser known work is full of drama and brilliantly written choruses. It describes a banquet held by Alexander the Great and his mistress Thais during which the musician Timotheus sings and plays his lyre arousing various moods in Alexander. Although it was traditional in Handel’s day to incorporate three additional concertos during the work, we will incorporate just one – his Harp Concerto Opus 4 No. 6.
Rehearsals for our Handel concert started on 11th January 2016. There are some changes to the rehearsal schedule so please see the Members’ Area for details. Extended rehearsals for vocal training are planned for February – part of our ongoing … Continued
The regular activities of the Society are managed by an elected committee acting on behalf of all members. Currently there are 9 committee posts, three of which are held by the Society’s officers – Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. We have … Continued