The St Edward’s Singers is a non-auditioned choir designed specifically for parents, staff, neighbours and friends
t usually meets on Friday evenings and rehearses in the Weston Recital Room for two concerts a year (October and April) – given in the Chapel or St Michael’s Church, Summertown – with a professional orchestra and school choirs. Founded in 2003 by Neville Creed, Director of Cultural Activities, programmes have included Mozart’s Requiem, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Verdi’s Requiem, Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast, Orff’s Carmina Burana and Handel’s Messiah. Click here for details of works performed.
The St Edward’s Singers gave highly successful performances of Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms in their full orchestral versions on Sunday 22nd April and now look forward to their next project which will be a performance of Haydn’s Creation on Sunday 14th October in St Michael’s Church, Summertown. This concert will see the first collaboration with The Instruments of Time and Truth – Oxford’s world-class period instrument ensemble.
This concert will be part of the FairPlay Campaign for Climate Justice running from July to December 2018 in North Oxford.
All 7.30 pm – 9.00 pm in The Ogston Music School:
Friday 7th September
Friday 14th September
Friday 21st September
Thursday 27th September
Friday 5th October
Friday 12th October
Sunday 14th October*
*Please note, the final rehearsal will take place between 2.30 pm and 5.30 pm with the Concert to follow at 7.30 pm, all at St Michael’s Church, Lonsdale Road, Summertown.
If you would like to sing in the choir, please contact Neville Creed email@example.com to register. A fee of £10 is payable to sing in the concert.