Author Archives: Nick Austin

Another Exciting Year Ahead!

We have a very exciting season ahead including a Come & Sing Messiah (with professional orchestra & soloists), our ever popular Carol Concert, a concert of modern works by living British composers, and a concert with songs by Gershwin plus a ‘reduced’ Mikado by Gilbert & Sullivan. So much variety, and much fun to be had […]

Welcome back

Well, after an amazingly successful Christmas Concert, played to a packed house, we’re back to work. This term is going to be challenging with Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb, Purcell’s Come Ye Sons of Art and a selection of popular pieces by Rutter. We have some fabulous soloists lined up so this is a concert […]

An exciting year ahead

What an exciting year we have ahead! Faure’s beautiful Requiem, extracts from Messiah, Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb, Purcell’s Come Ye Sons of Art…wow! The rehearsal time will be tough but rewarding as we only have a handful of sessions before the Faure’s Come and Sing and then, in the Spring Term, some tough pieces […]

Rehearsals well under way!

​Well, we are a few rehearsals into the new season now – beautiful music and a terrific response from SCS members. ​ The last rehearsal was a tough one; the Sparrow Mass Credo is challenging as are most of the movements in My Heart is Indicting but we covered a huge amount of ground ready […]