NEXT OXSHOTT REHEARSAL . . . . .
. . Thursday, December 12th
Our next concert . . .
. . will be our 2019 Christmas concert, in St Andrew's Church, Oxshott,
on Saturday December 14th. We will be singing J S Bach's Magnificat in D, and a selection of Christmas music old and new, and in the interval there will be the irresistible allure of wine and hot mince pies and sausage rolls. Our chosen charity this year is Elmbridge Community Link.
Our 2018 Christmas concert in Oxshott . . .
. . was again given to a full house. The featured work was Vivaldi's Gloria,
accompanied by Christmas carols for choir and audience, and with the
traditional hot mince pies and sausage rolls in the interval. The charity to benefit this year was Surrey Care Trust, whose work you can find out about here. The retiring collection raised over £1,000 for them.
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The 2020 Leith Hill Musical Festival.....
. . . will be Jonathan Willcocks' fourth as conductor. The festival starts, unusually, with a performance of Bach's B-minor Mass,
on Sunday March 8th at the Dorking Halls. The Festival competition spans 16th-18th April, with Oxshott's division
singing on Friday 17th.
Blue division (Buckland & Betchworth, Beare Green & Newdigate, Horsley and Leatherhead) sing on Thursday, main work Vaughan Williams' A Sea Symphony.
On Friday Red division (Capel, Epsom, Oxshott and Shalford) sing Mozart's Mass in C-minor.
Green division (Bookham, Dorking, Holmbury St. Mary and Mickleham) sing on Saturday, main work Richard Blackford's Mirror of Perfection.
The 2019 Leith Hill Musical Festival.....
. . . was Jonathan Willcocks' third as conductor. The festival started with a performance of Bach's St John Passion,
on Sunday March 10th at the Dorking Halls. The Festival competition took place over 11th-13th April.
Red division (Capel, Epsom, Oxshott and Shalford) sang on Thursday - Hummel's Mass in B-flat Major and Requiem by
Blue division (Buckland & Betchworth, Beare Green & Newdigate, Horsley and Leatherhead) sang on Friday, main
works Carl Orff's Carmina Burana and Travelling Tales by Alan Bullard. Green division (Bookham, Dorking,
Holmbury St. Mary and Mickleham) sang on Saturday, main works J S Bach's Magnificat and Haydn's Creation.
For full listings of the music in all classes,