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'Two Souls in One' concert
Saturday 9 November 2019, 7:30 pm, Holy Trinity Church, Hereford HR4 0DF
Written for choir, four harps, and narrator, 'Two Souls in One' is a musical narrative on the lives of St. Katherine and Hypatia by local composer Robert Peate. Hereford Chamber Choir will give the first performance of 'Two Souls in One' alongside the Royal Academy of Music Harp Ensemble and professional actor Tim Bannerman (narrator). The programme will also include Britten’s Ceremony of Carols and Holst's Hymns from the Rig Veda.
This concert is kindly supported by the RVW Trust, the Elmley Foundation, Herefordshire's a Great Place, and the Royal Academy of Music.
Tickets £10 in advance, £12 on the door, £9 Friends of Hereford Chamber Choir, £5 students.
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Dates for the diary
5 December 2019, 7:30 pm: 'Carols in the Cloisters'. An evening of music and poetry at College Hall, Hereford Cathedral. In aid of Save the Children. Tickets £10, available from 01568 720416.
11 December 2019, 7:30 pm: Gaudete! A concert of Christmas music old and new, in collaboration with Cafe at All Saints, Hereford. Food and bar from 6 pm, music from 7:30 pm. All Saints' Church, Hereford HR4 9AA. Programme to include music by Victoria, Briggs, Skempton, Howells, and Britten. Tickets £20 for one course supper and concert, available from www.cafeatallsaints.co.uk/event £10 for concert only (available on the door).
8 February 2020: Chorus Angelorum - a choral workshop with music inspired by angels. 10:00 am - 1:30 pm, Holy Trinity Church, Hereford. Open to everyone - do come and join us. Music to include In Paradisium (Plainsong), Weelkes 'Gloria in Excelsis Deo', and Harris 'Faire is the Heaven'. Admission £12, students FREE. Tickets available soon.
28 March 2020: The Flight of Song. A celebration of music and song, in collaboration with Cafe at All Saints. Programme to include music by Palestrina, Monteverdi, Byrd, Tomkins, and Rose. Food and bar from 6 pm, music from 7:30 pm. All Saints' Church, Hereford HR4 9AA. Tickets £20 for one course supper and concert, available from www.cafeatallsaints.co.uk/event £10 for concert only (available on the door).
12 June 2020: Friends of Hereford Cathedral concert, at Hereford Cathedral.
July 2020: Summer Concert, date and venue to be confirmed.
Two Souls in One
Composition Workshop (free)
led by Robert Peate
Tuesday 22 October 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Holy Trinity Church, Hereford
This free workshop is open to all but will be of particular interest to GCSE, A Level and university music students, choral singers, and anyone with an interest in composition.
Robert's presentation will explain how he composed 'Two Souls in One', an exciting new composition for choir, harps, and narrator. He will explain his approach to the subjects of the piece (the Christian martyr St. Katherine, and Hypatia of Alexandria) and the development of the work's musical concepts, using live and pre-recorded demonstrations.
Entry is free but places are limited. Click on the link to book places via our online ticketing system.