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Important information about the summer concert


Friday June 22 in St Mary’s Church. Please be there by 7.15pm at the latest to organise seating.We will start singing at 7.30 and finish by 9.30 at the latest.

Saturday June 23. Rehearsal begins at 3pm. Please be seated by 2.50. Steve will aim to finish by 5.30. The Geoffrey Room in the Priory will be available for our use between 5.30 and 7.30.

The Concert

Please be in your seats by 7.20pm. We will not be filing on or off as space is too tight. We then all stand as Steve comes in before the start of the concert. I know you will appreciate how difficult it is to organise the seating in St Mary’s but Mike Topp will have done his best in what is not an easy situation.

Judy is organising a paid bar in the interval.


Gents - Smart black long sleeved shirts , black trousers ,black shoes and socks. Ladies - Black tops with sleeves and full length smart black trousers or full length black skirts, black tights and black shoes.

Folders: We will be using folders even though it will be awkward with the various pieces of music but it will look much better. Please see Jean if you need one.


Mozart Ave Verum Purcell I was Glad Bach Fugue in G minor BWV 578 (organ) Liszt Salve Regina, Ave Verum, O Salutaris Hostia Bridge Adagio (organ) Viadana Exsultate Justi Byrd Ave Verum Schubert The Lord is my Shepherd   INTERVAL Elgar From the Bavarian Highlands Britten Choral Dances from Gloriana Copeland Old American Songs

There will be no more rehearsals this term after the concert and term restarts after the Summer break on 4 September (and ends 15 December after Christmas concert).