ICS Rehearsal Apr2017

Looking for something challenging? Fancy coming back to singing after a break? Whether you are wanting to meet new people, dusting down your singing skills or looking to try something exciting and challenging, you’ll receive a warm welcome from Ipswich Choral Society. Come along to an open rehearsal to see for yourself with no pressure to […]

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Celebrating the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen, marking the first British monarch to achieve 70 years of public service. Ipswich Choral Society and Music Director Robin Walker will be performing music from Coronations and Royal occasions throughout history. The choir are delighted to be joined by David Poulter accompanying on the organ.  The […]

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Ipswich Choral Society and Music Director Robin Walker make their debut at Holy Trinity Church in Blythburgh with a performance of Bach’s St John Passion on 9th April. Bach’s dramatic setting of the Passion of Christ was first performed in Leipzig on Good Friday, 7 April 1724. The work is a compilation of biblical passages […]

Ipswich Choral Society is excited to return to singing live again after the Covid lockdown. Bruckner’s Mass No.2 in E minor features in the Society’s upcoming concert at Ipswich School on 4 December, conducted by ICS Music Director Robin Walker. Bruckner’s setting of the mass is for eight-part mixed choir and fifteen wind instruments, and […]

ICS Rehearsal Apr2017

Finally, after 18 months of meeting on Zoom, ICS will be meeting indoors to sing together again. September 7th marks the first rehearsal of our autumn term when we will start work on the Mass No 2 in E Minor by Anton Bruckner for a concert performance of the work on Saturday 4th December 2021 […]

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With the gradual easing of Covid lockdown restrictions, the hope is that Ipswich Choral Society will be able to resume in-person rehearsals soon. From 17 May, choirs will be able meet indoors in Covid-secure venues once a risk assessment has been undertaken to ensure social distancing measures are in place. The ICS committee is working […]

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The choir have still not been able to meet up in person throughout the Autumn Term, however we have not been idle. We have continued to meet online for both rehearsals and social events. In the latest of these, our Christmas Social, a good time was had by all singing carols and taking part in […]

Ipswich Choral Society rehearsals will continue via Zoom for the start of the new term until further notice. All current ICS members will have received a letter from Phil Powditch, Chair of ICS, regarding the arrangements for the new term and member subscriptions. Despite the recent changes to COVID-19 guidance relating to non-professional musicians, choirs […]

ICS Rehearsal Apr2017

Like all choirs and many musicians in the country, we are eagerly awaiting guidance as to when we will be able to meet up and start singing again. There has recently been some encouraging news with professional artists allowed to rehearse and perform again in certain controlled circumstances along with the commitment from government that […]