Rachmaninov Vespers

Rachmaninov Vespers

Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple and the Virgin of the Burning Bush, Russian anon, c. 1598, via Wikimedia Commons
Join us for an afternoon workshop exploring Rachmaninov’s seminal choral masterpiece, The All-Night Vigil, commonly known as the Vespers.
 
The workshop will be lead by Neil Ferris, Chorus Director of the BBC Symphony Chorus and Artistic Director of the professional chamber choir, Sonoro. Neil will bring his considerable expertise, vocal knowledge and flair to work on music that is as rich as it is rewarding, not to mention in Russian! After working through a varied selection of movements, the afternoon will culminate in an informal concert at 5:30 pm. Singers will be very welcome to invite their friends and family to listen, seated in the gallery at St Peter’s Church.
 
Tickets: £20 | £15 concessions/under 28s (includes loan scores and refreshments).
 
The workshop will run from 2:00–6:00 pm, with registration taking place from 1:30 pm.