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Looking forward to Autumn 2019

ORATORIO CHOIR – As the Addison Singers head towards their 50th anniversary the Addison Oratorio Choir is looking to recruit new members in all sections of the choir. The Oratorio Choir sing a wide-range of repertoire with a professional orchestra and soloists. Recent highlights have included tours to Austria and Hungary, performances of well-known works…

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World premiere of Zillah Myers’ Hymn

The Addison Summer Concert ‘From Madrigals to modern’ sees the Oratorio and Chamber Choirs combine to perform a wide range of music, much of it inspired by words or music from different folk cultures or celebrating the joy of singing. A highlight of the evening is sure to be the world premiere of the second…

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A new piece comes to life – David Wordsworth

The Gravity of Kindness – a Christmas Meditation for soprano, chorus & chamber orchestra Commissioned by the Addison Singers in memory of Cathy Bereznicki and thanks to her generous bequest December 7th 2019 sees the premiere of the third, final and largest of the recent commissions undertaken by the Addison Singers, in memory of Cathy…

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NEW COMMISSIONS FOR 2019

  As the result of a most generous bequest from a much-missed member of the choir, Cathy Bereznicki, the Addison Singers, have been able to commission three new works, all of which will have their premiere in 2019. Michael Berkeley (who succeeds Judith Weir as ‘Featured Composer’ with the Addison Choirs in 2018/19), has chosen…

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For your diary: Addison Singers 2018-2019 concert dates

Autumn 2018 CLASSICAL concert – Saturday 24 November 2018, 7.30pm Programme: Haydn Te Deum & Harmoniemesse JAZZ concert – Saturday 1 December 2018, 7.30pm Programme: Jazz Choir – Charade, Come on Get Happy, Stuff Like that There, Cow-Cow Boogie, Lean on Me, Do Nothing til You Hear from Me, Soon and Very Soon (both choirs) Jazz Ensemble – Precious…

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