Shrewsbury Choral Society
AN UPDATE FOR MEMBERS AND FRIENDS
Unfortunately the Beethoven Concert on the 29th September will not take place, and yet again will be postponed, and we will not be performing a Concert in November 2020. The earliest that we can think about resuming rehearsals is January 2021.
The plan, therefore, is that we restart in January 2021 and aim to perform the Beethoven Concert in Spring 2021-April or May. Our June 2020 Summer Concert, now cancelled, will then be in June/July 2021 performing The Sprig of Thyme.
Shrewsbury Choral Society is a mixed amateur choir drawn from Shropshire and the Welsh borders. We meet weekly to rehearse and give 4 concerts each year. If you would like to join us, click here, you will be made very welcome.
Unlike many choirs, which tend to stay within their "comfort zone" and stick to the standard choral repertoire, we draw inspiration from a wide variety of styles. In recent concerts we have tackled a creole mass from Latin America, the "Nidaros Jazz Mass" by well-known contemporary composer Bob Chilcott, and some modern spirituals by Patrick Larley. Our current repertoire features "Requiem for Humanity" by up-and-coming young British composer Helen Ostafew, which draws on different philosophical and faith traditions.
This doesn't mean that we ignore the "old favourites" - our repertoire also includes the Mozart Requiem and Handel's Messiah alongside many other classics.
Finally, and most importantly, we have a lot of fun! Why not come along and see for yourself?
Information about future and past concerts can be found by clicking here.