Rehearsals have moved online for an abridged summer season, and we are now zooming through John Rutter's Feel the Spirit
NEXT OXSHOTT REHEARSAL . . .
. . Wednesday, May 12th 7.55pm (via Zoom)
LHMF Come & Sing . . .
. . Verdi's Requiem, in the Dorking Halls,
on Saturday October 16th. For the latest information, visit the LHMF website.
Our last concert . . .
. . was our 2019 Christmas concert, in St Andrew's Church, Oxshott,
on Saturday December 14th. We sang J S Bach's Magnificat in D, and a selection of Christmas music old and new, and in the interval there was the usual irresistible allure of wine and hot mince pies and sausage rolls. Our chosen charity was Elmbridge Community Link.
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The 2022 Leith Hill Musical Festival . . .
. . is likely to take place with a slightly different format, due to the uncertainty over the resumption of choral activities. The opening concert, Handel's Messiah, is scheduled for Sunday April 6th in the Dorking Halls, and the Festival itself is to take place on April 8th and 9th. More details on the LHMF website.
The 2021 Leith Hill Musical Festival . . .
. . was unfortunately cancelled. It would have been Jonathan Willcocks' fifth festival as conductor.
The 2020 Leith Hill Musical Festival . . .
. . would have been Jonathan Willcocks' fourth as conductor. The opening concert did take place, unusually a performance of Bach's B-minor Mass,
on Sunday March 8th at the Dorking Halls, just before the Coronavirus lockdown began. The Festival competition, scheduled for 16th-18th April, unfortunately had to be cancelled.
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,