We do not audition chorus members – all are welcome and no previous experience of performing opera is needed. Rehearsals take place on Monday evenings from 7-10pm in the Parish Hall at Holy Trinity Church, Walton Street, Aylesbury, HP21 7QX. We produce one fully staged opera production per year (with orchestra), one opera concert performance (with orchestra), and a handful of ad hoc concerts.
A rehearsal schedule for 2020/2021 is available here. There will be an opera chorus taster workshop on 21st November for our next production ofJenufa - details below.
If you would like to join, please contact Philip Hayes at firstname.lastname@example.org for further info.
Upcoming performances are as follows:
Concert at St Mary's, Long Crendon - Saturday 3rd October 2020
Handel's Saul at Holy Trinity, Bledlow – Saturday 14th November 2020, 7.30pm
This is a concert performance (with orchestra) of Handel’s dramatic oratorio Saul at Holy Trinity Church, Bledlow. Packed with good chorus music, we’ll be performing score in hand.
We ask chorus members for a concert subscription of £30 as contribution towards meeting costs.
Jenůfa workshop – Saturday 21st November 2020, 2-6pm
This is a taster workshop for anyone interested in joining the chorus for our production of Jenůfa which will be performed on 12th & 13th March 2021 at the Court Theatre, Tring. The full rehearsal schedule is available here. This production will be performed in English. Workshop entrance fee - £10 (children free). The cost for chorus members participating in the production of Jenůfa is £120.
Christmas Concert at Holy Trinity, Aylesbury - Saturday 5th December 2020, 7.30pm