MEN wanted! Choral workshop south of France led by Errol Girdlestone, founder member of the Hilliard Ensemble
Event Date: August 6, 2016-August 14, 2016
Posted: January 19, 2016
Choir type: Chamber Choirs and Vocal Ensembles
Tenors and basses come and join us for a week in sunny Provence! We promise you a great week of singing and holidaying near Avignon (nearest airport). Our week is led by international conductor and composer, Errol Girdlestone, founder member of the Hilliard Ensemble.
This workshop is for experienced choral singers. Repertoire for 2016: Spem in Alium, Thomas Tallis and Concerto for Choir, Alfred Schnittke.
We spend 5/6 hours rehearsing a day in a fantastic octagonal chapel in the hotel complex and then perform to an enthusiastic audience at the church just next door at the end of the week. In fact it is now a tradition in the village for local people to attend our annual concert. But it’s not only about passionate music making. There's still time to visit the typical French villages nearby or visit the Pope's Palace in Avignon OR laze by the pool or doze in the 17th century courtyard. Non-singing partners welcome.
Course fee: 270 euros. 3* hotel can be arranged on a bed, breakfast and evening meal basis (gourmet food and wine!)
Places are limited so please contact me now.
Download information at our website http://ristrettovoices.com/en/forthcoming/academy/
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Here's what past singers have said:
It was a wonderful experience to work with such a musician as Errol, by far the finest musical director I have ever worked with. He is a perfectionist and doesn't let anything go. I like that. His exacting requirements made us work hard to achieve perfection. I have huge admiration for him and the constructive and encouraging way he works. He is a real 'enabler'. He set a high bar which I'm sure we all appreciate as musicians.