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Rehearsal Schedule Autumn 2023

Highlights from Handel, Messiah and carols


Rehearsals for our Christmas concert on 2 December 2023 at 7pm

will be held at St George’s Church on Tuesdays, 7.45pm–9.45pm, and led by Mark Griffiths.

Rehearsals will be subject to any Covid mitigations which might apply.

Please note that the two rehearsals for the Spring Concert 2024, i.e. 5 and 12 December, will be held in St George's Hall, not in the Church

Rehearsal Timetable

Tuesday 12 September: Rehearsal 1

Tuesday 19 September: Rehearsal 2

Tuesday 26 September: Rehearsal 3

Tuesday 3 October: Rehearsal 4

Tuesday 10 October: Rehearsal 5
AGM to be held at 7.45

Tuesday 17 October: Rehearsal 6

Social drinks after rehearsal


Tuesday 24 October: Half Term - no rehearsal

Tuesday 31 October: Rehearsal 7

Tuesday 7 November: Rehearsal 8

Tuesday 14 November: Rehearsal 9

Tuesday 21 November: Rehearsal 10

Concert Week

Tuesday 28 November: Rehearsal 11

Thursday 30 November: Rehearsal 12

Saturday 2 December: Afternoon Rehearsal


followed by Christmas Concert

Spring Term Rehearsals - both are held in St George's hall, not in the Church

Tuesday 5 December: Spring Term Rehearsal 1

Tuesday 12 December: Spring Term Rehearsal 2

Music Selection and Learning Resources

We sing these pieces from Handel, Messiah:


And The Glory Of The Lord

There Were Shepherds Abiding.....Glory To God

Rejoice Greatly (solo)

For Unto Us A Child Is Born

Behold The Lamb Of God

How Beautiful Are The Feet (solo)

Surely/And With His Stripes/All We Like Sheep


I Know That My Redeemer Liveth (solo)

Worthy Is The Lamb/Amen

We sing these carols:

Star Carol – John Rutter (Carols for Choirs, Book 3, blue)

A Babe is Born – William Mathias (Carols for Choirs, Book 3, blue)

O Little Town of Bethlehem – Walford Davies (Carols for Choirs, Book 3, blue. vv2&3 only - soloist will do recit and v1)

And in the hand-out:

Lully, Lulla, Lullay - Philip Stopford

O Holy Night (choir sings verses 2/3)

O Radiant Dawn - James Macmillan

Jul, jul, strålande jul!  – Gustaf Nordqvist

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