Learning to sing?
Keen to sing more?
Want to sing even better?
Join Barts Choir as a Guest Singer for Bach's B Minor Mass!
No matter where you are in the singing spectrum, this term Barts is taking a fresh approach to building singing skills and choral inspiration.
Barts is renowned for professionally led rehearsals that culminate in performance at major London concert venues. Our Spring term finished in March, with our performance of Parry's 'Blest Pair of Sirens' and Vaughan Williams' tumultuous 'Sea Symphony' at the Royal Festival Hall. Barts Choir joined with the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Ivor Setterfield, to deliver an enthralling evening to a rapturous audience. For us as singers, the inspiring evening once more underpinned our belief that in the world of choral music - 'There's nothing quite like Barts!'
We have already begun our main full term of rehearsals but we would love to welcome guest singers to join us for one or both of our coming Saturday workshops and/or performance. Ideally you should have some experience of singing this piece previously, but if you're strongly motivated to put in your own singing practice, please do consider subscribing. There is no audition to join.
Bach’s B Minor Mass is by any standards one of the great monuments of Western music culture and, some have said, the greatest piece of choral music ever written. Our warm welcome reaches out to existing members, new members & guest singers to join us to learn, perfect and perform this wonderfully uplifting piece. You can join us in a number of ways.
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See our rehearsal schedule (under members).
For additional information about this term contact the voice rep for the section that's right for you.See Key Contacts list next to this article. Not sure which section is right? Then email and we'll help you get started.
Saturday Workshops: Guest Singer
Join us on the 13th May and/or 3rd June for two Saturday afternoon workshops (12.30 to 5.30pm) at Regent Hall, 275 Oxford St.
Performance: Guest Singer
Rehearse (10.30am - 5.30pm) & perform (6.30PM) with us on Saturday 10th June.
Or combine both the workshops and performance within one subscription for an encompassing experience of this wonderful repertoire.
Scores (Bärenreiter 5102a old edition) will be on sale at rehearsals at a discounted price of £10. A limited number of copies will be available to hire (£2 plus £8 returnable deposit).
Tickets are £10 each and are limited so do come along and enjoy our performance, or spread the word to your friends and family for them to experience the beauty of this piece in an intimate and atmospheric setting.
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All of our member subscriptions and audience tickets referenced above are available to purchase through our 'Concerts' page.
There's nothing quite like Barts!
Beyond the main choir...
Our Chamber Choir gives our more ambitious members an opportunity to excel and perform rare and special works to appreciative audiences in central London churches.
If you want to get serious about really learning to sing well then one of our optional group or individual singing lessons could be just what you are looking for in finding your true voice.
Our social activities range from a drink after rehearsal to top show theatre and dinner evenings, the occasional quiz night and our latest initiative in development - summer cycle rides.