1. Next Rehearsal: Next week’s rehearsal will consist of the following; Purcell: AllMozart: Duncan would like us to progress with the Mozart as much as time will allow us. 2. Additional Rehearsal:On Saturday 20 January there is an additional rehearsal for the Purcell and the Mozart from 1400-1700. Please put this date in your calendar, this...
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Firstly I am delighted to be assuming the role of Chair, I am looking forward to the challenge thank you all for your confidence. My huge thanks to Philip who has performed an extraordinary role and I am grateful for his very detailed handover to me. I now move onto some reassuring news; Our member...
The 2023 summer trip took the Summertown Singers to Transylvania in Romania
Saturday 13 January 2024, Orpheus – this is a popular come-and-sing. There is a one-day workshop/rehearsal – 13 January 2024, followed by a concert in Oxford Town Hall on 10 February 2024, Brahms Requiem and Dvorak Te Deum. For more details, see their website.
Message from Duncan In case you missed it, Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor was the centrepiece of a BBC Prom on the television last night. A stunning performance from The Dunedin Consort conducted by John Butt. The tenor Benjamin Hullet (a past SCS soloist), a brilliant chorus, and some of Mozart’s most dazzling writing...
In 2022 Summertown Singers finally made it to Porto
With two failed attempts to sing in Porto casting a long shadow, our MD proposed a 'singing staycation' in Oxford
The 2019 Summertown Singers trip took us back to Spain, to another wine region but this time, instead of the slightly cooler northern Spanish area of La Rioja we were in the deep south west, in the sherry capital, Jerez de la Frontera.
In 2018 our destination was Riga capital of Latvia.
In August 2017, the Summertown Singers gathered to rehearse and sing in Haro, in the Rioja region of Spain. This was the second visit to Haro, after a successful visit in 2011.
In 2016 Summer Singers assembled in the beautiful French town of St-Antonin-Noble-Val.
In 2015 Summertown Singers visited Alan and Aurignac, Haute Garonne, France - part of the ancient region known as the Comminges.
Our second trip to Barcelona singing in the church of Sant Miquel del Port.
In 2013 Summertown singers sang at the church of Sant Miquel del Port in Barcelona.
2012 saw the Summertown Singers in Santo Domingo de la Calzada, a small mediæval town on the one of pilgrim routes to Santiago de Compostela.
2011 was our first visit to Haro where we performed in the bodega of a renowned Haro winemaker.
In 2010 Summertown Singers were in France in Saint-Gengoux-le-National in Saône-et-Loire.
The Summertown Singers returned to Montecchio in Umbria in 2009.
Our second visit to Montecchio with concert there and in Lugnano.
The group's first visit to Montecchio took place in 2007.
The first six summer trips by the Summertown singers were to the hilltop town of Jimena de la Frontera in Andalucia.