Ever wanted to sing the Hallelujah Chorus with a professional Baroque ensemble and outstanding soloists? Of course you have!
Join Ipswich Choral Society and their Music Director Robin Walker to rehearse and perform Handel’s great oratorio “Messiah” – all in one day! Accompanied by professional period instrument ensemble Vivace! and wonderful young soloists from the Royal Academy of Music, it promises to be a truly amazing experience
Everyone is welcome, it’s all about having a great time singing together. The day begins with rehearsal time led by Robin Walker and ends with the choir performing highlights from “Messiah” accompanied by our world-class players and soloists, all in the comfortable and modern surroundings of Suffolk One.
“Messiah has always had special place in the hearts of singers and audiences alike. It is my great pleasure to invite you to join us to perform this wonderful work, and to celebrate the joy of singing together. On behalf of us all at Ipswich Choral Society I look forward to welcoming you to join us for what promises to be a fantastic concert.” Robin Walker
Closing date for workshop applications is 4th September. Please call 01473 738324 for further information or visit www.ipswichchoralsociety.org for a booking form.
Unable to join the choir singing? Never fear, you can experience the amazing concert finale by coming along to enjoy the performance!
“.. the orchestra and soloists were a delight, but nothing can take away from the enthusiastic and much enjoyed performance of the choir. The spontaneous applause after the Hallelujah chorus was indeed well deserved. A most enjoyable and well executed concert, the whole evening a resounding success!”
(Ipswich Choral Society, Handel’s Messiah, Ipswich Corn Exchange, March 2016)
Come and Sing Handel’s Messiah with Ipswich Choral Society
Sunday 17th September 2017
Suffolk One, Scrivener Drive, Ipswich IP8 3SU
Workshop registration from 11.30am; rehearsal 12-2.30pm
Cost to take part: £30 (students and U16s £15)
Booking details can be found on www.ipswichchoralsociety.org or call 01473 738324 for more information
Concert 4pm, tickets £15 (students and U16s £7.50)
Available on the door or via ICS ticket line Tel: 01473 625208
Acknowledgement: photos provided by Matt Clarke of Ipswich & District Photographic Society.