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Purcell Weekend last
Purcell Weekend last

Purcell Weekend last

Join us for the third choral weekend under the direction of baroque expert Greg Skidmore.

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Time & Location

23 May 2020, 10:00 – 24 May 2020, 17:00

St John's Church, Tisbury, Tisbury, Salisbury SP3 6SG, UK

About the Event

The weekend includes three sessions of choral training and a concert accompanied byMichael Maxwell Steer, organ and harpsichord, with the CherubimString Quartet.

• You will need moderate music-reading ability, but help will be given

• A complete list of music will be sent before Easter

• Excellent free coffee and biscuits. Optional Saturday dinner

Repertoire will be selected from Dido & Aeneas (To the hills - In our deep vaulted cell - Come away, fellow sailors - Great minds against themselves - They hand Belinda / When I am laid - With drooping wings) The Fairy Queen (Echo - Now join your warbling - Sing while we trip it - Fairies’ Dance - If Love's a sweet passion Hail, great parent). Anthems (Rejoice in the Lord alway - Remember not Lord - Thou knowest, Lord). Catches (At the close of evening - Five Reasons - Would you know how we meet - Of all the instruments - To all lovers of music - Man is for the woman made). 

Plus music for strings and harpsichord performed by Gabriella Jones, William McGahan, Oscar Holch, Josh Salter, with Michael Maxwell Steer harpsichord and organ.


Saturday (in the church) 1000-1300. 1430-1800

Sunday (in Hinton Hall) 0930-1230. (in the church) 1330-1515

Concert (in the church) 1600-1700

Saturday Dinner: 

There is an informal dinner at The Boot on Saturday evening on a PAYG basis. 


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