Double click to insert body text here ...
'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.
Click on the link to book tickets via our safe online booking system.
Dates for the diary
28 September 2019: Choral workshop. 10:00 am - 1:30 pm, Holy Trinity Church, Hereford. Open to everyone - do come and join us. Further details soon.
22 October 2019: “Two Souls in One” composition workshop. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Holy Trinity Church, Hereford. A workshop for local music students and choral singers focusing on "Two Souls in One", a newly-commissioned piece by composer Robert Peate on the life of Hypatia and the legend of Saint Katherine of Alexandria.
9 November 2019, 7:30 pm: world premiere of "Two Souls in One". A musical commentary on the life of Hypatia and the legend of Saint Katherine of Alexandria, at Holy Trinity Church in Hereford. Composed by Robert Peate, "Two Souls in One" is a work written specially for Hereford Chamber Choir, four harps (Royal Academy of Music Harp Ensemble), and two narrators (including professional actor Tim Bannerman).
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.
11 December 2019, 7:30 pm: Concert of Christmas music at All Saints Church, Hereford. Supper available.
8 February 2020: Choral workshop, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm, Holy Trinity Church, Hereford. Open to everyone - do come and join us. Further details soon.
28 March 2020: concert at All Saints Church, Hereford. Supper available.
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 Peate’s enlightening and engaging presentation will tell the story of 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 martyrs St. Katherine of Alexandria 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.
Musical Emotions: Choral Workshop
Saturday 28 September 2019, 10 am to 1.30 pm
Holy Trinity Church, HR4 0DF.
Join Hereford Chamber Choir for a morning of singing on the theme of human emotions expressed in music, led by singer and conductor Simon Harper. Repertoire from 16th Century Britain and Europe by Lassus, Guerrero and Ramsey.
Advance booking essential. Admission £12, £10 for members and Friends of HCC, free for students.
Click on the link to book tickets via our safe online booking system. Alternatively, call 07769 289076.