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VS 20th Anniversary logoTwentieth Anniversary Season

Friday 15 September 2017

YOU ARE WARMLY INVITED

to an Open Rehearsal
when we'll be rehearsing for our new season
featuring

Coleridge-Taylor: Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast

 

Saturday 18 November 2017

A Sense of Home

Reflections in words and music, featuring

A sense of home

Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast ~ Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Four Slovak Folksongs ~ Béla Bartók
A Gershwin Portrait ~ George Gershwin arr. Huff

 

Tenor soloist and reader: Charles MacDougall

Saturday 18 November 2017

7.30pm

Tickets £12 (£7 for Students/benefit holders)

£15/£9 on the door

Tickets available here or
phone 020 8550 4554

 

 

 

Friday 24 November 2017

Open Rehearsal of Christmas Music

singers

Friday 24 November, 7.30 for 7.45pm, until 9.45

Main Hall at Seven Kings High School, 494 Ley Street, Ilford IG2 7BT

There’s no charge for this event, and we’ll lend you the music you need for the evening.

You’re welcome just to come and listen if you don’t want to sing.

Refreshments are served during the half-time break.

GETTING THERE: From the A12, the school entrance is half way down Ley Street on the left: just drive in and you will find plenty of parking at the back of the school.
Buses from Newbury Park and from Ilford Town Centre stop nearby

It would be helpful to let us know you are coming: phone 01708 751097 or email info@valentinesingers.org but don’t worry if you can’t - just turn up !

 

Saturday 16 December 2017

Christmas Concert

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A Dream of Christmas

A feast of seasonal music featuring

Brother Heinrich’s Christmas
by John Rutter
Narrator: Martyn Richards
plus
favourite carols for everyone to join in

St Andrew’s Church,
The Drive, Ilford IG1 3PE

Tickets, including seasonal refreshments:  £10,  £5 (students/benefit holders)
[£13 / £7 on the door]

Box Office: 020 8550 4654

 

Saturday 20 January 2018

Open Workshop Day

Stravinsky SYMPHONY of PSALMS
10.00am coffee & registration for
10.30am - 4.30pm workshop
Seven Kings High School, Ley Street, Ilford IG2 7BT
Large car park on site. 

A rare opportunity to sing this glorious 1930 choral work. 
The day will include a brief introduction to Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms plus ideas and techniques to explore the music with freedom and confidence. 

Anyone who enjoys choral singing is invited to join Valentine Singers for the day. Observers are also welcome. To get the best from the day, singers should have some experience of music-reading and part-singing. You may also like to check out the helpful links on our website. The day will be led by the choir’s professional music staff: conductor Christine Gwynn and accompanist Tim Smith. Young people of senior school age and over are welcome to join us; anyone younger than 18 must have written parental consent (see enrolment form).


£22. Special £10 rate for full-time students/school-children/benefit-holders (e.g. unemployment or disability benefits) and current members of Valentine Singers. 

More information and an enrolment form here


Saturday 3 March 2018

Anniversary Concert

Stravinsky ~ Symphony of Psalms

St Andrew’s Church, The Drive, Ilford

Friday 27 April 2018

Open Rehearsal

Saturday 21 July 2018

Anniversary Concert

Vivaldi & Mozart

 

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