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Come and Sing Messiah!

Date:01 April 2017

St Donats Chorale
Opus 8 Chamber Ensemble
Carl Grainger – conductor
Jennifer Walker – soprano
Anne Braley – mezzo soprano
Thomas Smith – tenor
Gareth Blake – bass
James Bull – organ

Saturday 1st April 2017
Llantwit Major Comprehensive School

The programme is:
10.30am - Registration and coffee
11.00am – 1.00pm Vocal Workshops and sectional rehearsals
The vocal workshops, led by well-known Welsh soprano Jennifer Walker, will focus on some of the key difficulties in Messiah, breathing, good tone, and of course, the singing of long runs
1.00pm – 2.30pm Lunch break
Bring your own lunch or visit the nearby town centre where there are a variety of cafés, pubs and restaurants and places to buy sandwiches and other takeaway food. Llantwit beach is ½mile away.

2.30pm – 4.30pm Full Rehearsal with Orchestra and soloists.
Finishing at approximately 4.15

7.00 Reconvene for Performance at 7.30pm

The cost of attending to sing in the workshop and concert will be just £12.00

Please bring bring your own copy of the vocal score; the Novello edition edited by Watkins Shaw is preferred.
To book your place download and complete the application form and send it with your cheque (payable to St Donats Chorale) to Richard Baylis, 9 Tewdrig Close, Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan CF61 1SZ. You can also apply online at

Singers are also very welcome to join the St Donats Chorale at our Monday evening Rehearsals of Messiah held at Ysgol Y Ddraig Primary school, Ham Lane East Llantwit Major from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. You will be made to feel most welcome.

Audience tickets for the evening concert are just £10.00each. They are available from or at the door on the night. Please invite family and friends.

Richard Bayliss 01446 621187