Choral Inspirations Workshop

St James & St Basil, Newcastle

Saturday 20 May10:30am

from 10:00am Arrival
10:30am-12:30pm Workshop Session 1
12:30-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-4:00pm Workshop Session 2
7:30pm Concert performed by Sonoro and Voices of Hope

Spend a day with conductor Neil Ferris and professional singers from Sonoro to sing choral classics by Elgar, Mozart, Franck, Lotti, Brahms and J. S. Bach, and to explore newly composed partner pieces by some of today’s top composers.

Edward Elgar/Oliver Tarney The Spirit of the Lord
W. A. Mozart/Errollyn Wallen  Ave verum corpus
César Franck/Rebecca Dale Panis Angelicus
Antonio Lotti Crucifixus a 8/Cecilia McDowall Crucifixus Reimagined
Johannes Brahms Geistliches Lied/Michael Higgins See, I am God
J. S. Bach/Gareth Treseder Jesu, joy of our desiring

This workshop has been designed to both challenge and inspire confidence, and participants will receive expert advice on vocal techniques and interpretation.

Participants will be supported by Sonoro singers on each voice part, but some experience of reading music is required.

There will be a concert at 7:30pm performed by Sonoro and Voices of Hope. Tickets £15 are available separately in advance or on the door.

This project has been generously supported by Arts Council England

Past Concerts

  • 06

    Choral Conducting Masterclass

    St Gabriel's Halls, London

    Conducting masterclass weekend with Neil Ferris and Sonoro.

  • 24

    Sure on this shining night

    St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall

    A meditative and reflective late-night performance in the peaceful calm of St Magnus Cathedral.

  • 23

    Carl Orff: Carmina Burana

    The Pickaquoy Arena, Kirkwall

    Sonoro join the St Magnus Festival Chorus to sing one of the most iconic choral works of the twentieth century.

  • 14

    Christmas with Sonoro

    St James's, Piccadilly

    An evening of festive music and spoken word celebrating the joy of Christmas.


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