Event Start Date: 02 October 2021 15:30

We are very excited to mark the 20th anniversary of the Somerville College Choir in its current form this year, and, with the help of Josh Grubb and Aidan Quinn, we are still planning a celebratory reunion, to be held in college.

Time: from 3.30pm.

Full details are:

Saturday October 2nd

3pm-3.30pm: Arrival 

3.45-5.15pm: Rehearsal (Chapel) 

5.15-6pm: Tea (BWR – tea & cakes)

6pm: Concert (Chapel)

7pm: Drinks (Mary Somerville Room)

7.30pm: Dinner (Hall) 

Post-dinner: Terrace if open.

Prices: 

Tea, Drinks, and Dinner: £32

Drinks and Dinner: £24

Afternoon tea only: £8.50

Bed and Breakfast in the college will be an additional charge

The music that everyone will sing will be:

Parry: I was glad

Palestrina: Sicut Cervus

MacDonald: Crux Fidelis

Holst: Turn back o man

Brahms: Geistliches lied

Elgar: As torrents in summer

Balfour Gardiner: Evening Hymn

arr. Erb: Shenandoah

The new college choir will also sing works by Whitacre, Byrd, Ireland, Gillkyson, and Quartel.

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