Choral Inspirations Workshop
The Great Hall, Reading University
This project has been generously supported by Arts Council England.
10:30am-1:00pm Workshop Session 1
2:00-4:30pm Workshop Session 2
Spend a day with conductor Neil Ferris and professional singers from Sonoro to sing choral classics by Elgar, Mozart, Franck, Lotti, Brahms and J. S. Bach, and to explore newly composed partner pieces by some of today’s top composers.
Edward Elgar/Oliver Tarney The Spirit of the Lord
W. A. Mozart/Errollyn Wallen Ave verum corpus
César Franck/Rebecca Dale Panis Angelicus
Antonio Lotti Crucifixus a 8/Cecilia McDowall Crucifixus Re-Imagined
Johannes Brahms Geistliches Lied/Michael Higgins See, I am God
J. S. Bach/Gareth Treseder Jesu, joy of our desiring
This workshop has been designed to both challenge and inspire confidence, and participants will receive expert advice on vocal techniques and interpretation.
Participants will be supported by Sonoro singers on each voice part, but some experience of reading music is required.
There will be a public concert at 5:30pm performed by Sonoro, University of Reading choirs and workshop participants.