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Saturday 19 January 2019
Choral Workshop
Mozart: Mass in C Minor
Belmont Chapel Exeter, 9.30am - 5.00pm

Directed by Aidan Oliver, with accompanist Peter Adcock

We are very grateful to Run By Singers for sponsoring this year's workshop. Please click to see details of their programme of holidays for singers.

Our annual choral workshop is an open invitation for singers from far and wide to join us in a day’s exploration and cameo performance of a masterwork in the choral repertoire. In 2019 we are tackling Mozart's Mass in C Minor.

Nigel Perrin won’t be able, for health reasons, to lead our choral workshop on 19 January. However, we’re delighted to have been able to persuade Aidan Oliver to take his place. We worked with Aidan a couple of years ago, when he conducted us in the Bach Christmas Oratorio. As the reviewer of that concert said,

“Perhaps we could see Aidan Oliver in Exeter again – his direction certainly brought much evident pleasure to both participants and audience."

Aidan is a top flight conductor, who has just added the Directorship of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus to his portfolio. You can read more about him here.

Price: registration fee £20 (£5 for children under 18 years and students)
Score:  Peters edition
Score hire is £2, payable at the time of booking.
We ask for a £10 returnable deposit on the day.
When booking online, please select the price for your voice part with or without score as appropriate.

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Tickets are also available in person or by phone from Exeter Tickets, Dix’s Field, Exeter: 01392 665 885.

Venue: Belmont Chapel, Western Way, Exeter EX1 2DB

About the day:

09.30 Registration opens.
10.00 We start the day with a selection of warm-ups before we turn to the work itself. The proceedings will be interspersed with practice of vocal technique and a plentiful supply of Aidan’s anecdotes.
11.20 A break for complimentary refreshments, followed by further study.
13.00 We break for lunch. You’re welcome to enjoy a packed lunch at the venue or forage in the many catering options in the nearby city centre.
14.15 We resume our study.
15.40 A break for further complimentary refreshments.
16.00 Our cameo performance starts.
17.00 Our day ends.

Click to see a short video from our 2013 Choral Workshop.

The Chapel is in the centre of the city. There is no parking at the Chapel itself, but paid public parking is available at Triangle Car Park EX1 2BL behind the Chapel or at Summerland Gate EX1 2LB opposite it. There are Park & Ride services; details are available here.

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