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2019 rehearsal schedules

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2019 rehearsal dates

Session 1  features the beautiful and sublime Fauré Requiem and will also have three other stunning works.  These include Dubois’ Les sept paroles du Christ (The last seven words of Christ) in English, Stroope’s Lamentations of Jeremiah (sung in the 2014 Michael Houstoun concert) and Joseph Martin’s Even the Heavens Are Weeping.

4 February

7.30 – 9.30 pm

11 February

7.30 – 9.30 pm

18 February

7.30 – 9.30 pm

Saturday 23 February

9.30 – 12.30

25 February

7.30 – 9.30 pm

4 March - AGM

7.15 – 9.30 pm

11 March

7.30 – 9.30 pm

18 March

7.30 – 9.30 pm

Saturday 23 March

9.30 – 12.30

25 March

7.30 – 9.30 pm

1 April

7.30 – 9.30 pm

8 April

7.30 – 9.30 pm

1 April

7.30 – 9.30 pm

22 April, Easter Monday

No practice

29 April

7.30 – 9.30 pm

6 May

7.30 – 9.30 pm

Saturday 11 May

Final practice. 1.30 – 4.30pm

Sunday 12 May

Concert at St. Paul’s - 3 pm

 


Session 2  features one of Haydn’s greatest Masses – Mass No. 13 in BMajor (Schöpfungsmesse) (Creation Mass) with an orchestra.  (Note that this is NOT The Creation, which is a completely different work).  Coupled with this will be Mozart’s Ave Verum Corpus (without scores!), Bach’s Cantata No. 34, and another Mozart piece for soloists.


27 May

7.30 – 9.30 pm

3 June, Queen’s Birthday

7.30 – 9.30 pm

10 June

7.30 – 9.30 pm

17 June

7.30 – 9.30 pm

24 June

7.30 – 9.30 pm

Saturday 29 June

9.30 – 12.30

1 July

7.30 – 9.30 pm

8 July

7.30 – 9.30 pm

15 July

7.30 – 9.30 pm

22 July

7.30 – 9.30 pm

Saturday 27 July

9.30 – 12.30

29 July

7.30 – 9.30 pm

5 August

7.30 – 9.30 pm

12 August

7.30 – 9.30 pm

19 August

7.30 – 9.30 pm

26 August

7.30 – 9.30 pm

Saturday 31 August

Final practice. 1.30 – 4.30pm

Sunday 1 September

Concert at St. Paul’s - 3 pm

 


Session 3 is based on spirituals with a little bit of gospel.  The highlight will be the cantata by Linda Twine – Changed My Name, first performed in NZ by the Kapiti Chamber Choir in 2013.  Choir will be joined by Eric's other choir Voices in the Wind.


9 September

7.30 – 9.30 pm

16 September

7.30 – 9.30 pm

Saturday 21 September

9.30 – 12.30

23 September

7.30 – 9.30 pm

30 September

7.30 – 9.30 pm

7 October

7.30 – 9.30 pm

14 October

7.30 – 9.30 pm

Saturday 19 October

9.30 – 12.30

21 October

7.30 – 9.30 pm

28 October, Labour Day

7.30 – 9.30 pm

4 November

7.30 – 9.30 pm

11 November

7.30 – 9.30 pm

18 November

7.30 – 9.30 pm

Wednesday 27 November

Final practice St. Paul's 7-10pm

Saturday 30 November    

Concert at St. Paul’s - 2 pm                                               

  Sunday 1 December    Concert in Porirua (venue tbc) - 3pm