Enjoy a life-enhancing weekend traversing the vast landscapes of one of Classical music’s greatest creations. Gavin Carr will bring his trademark humour, passion and insight to this journey into Bach’s extraordinary world, so full of thrilling grandeur and achingly beautiful complexities. The course will culminate in an informal performance sing-through on Sunday afternoon.
Singers of all abilities are welcomed, but some experience of choral music is strongly recommended.
Please use the box below to specify which voice you sing, eg First Soprano, Second Alto, Tenor, etc.
The music edition will be specified, and copies will be available to hire. Other than this, all you will need is a pencil and plenty of vitamins!
Residential Single £350
Residential Shared £310
Please note that prices are listed per person.
Residential options are fully inclusive with all meals provided. Non-residential options include suppers, lunches, and all refreshments and exclude B&B.
Arrival and registration 4.00-6.00pm. Course begins with supper at 6.30pm and ends with a sing-through concert at 3.00pm on Sunday, to which guests are invited.
Gavin Carr, director of the Philharmonia Chorus and the Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, is one of the UK’s leading choral conductors. His career encompasses a considerable experience in early and baroque music alongside many cutting-edge contemporary commissions. As a solo baritone and a conductor of opera, he approaches his choral work from a perspective deeply embedded in the best vocal traditions, and always seeks to enable his singers to find the most vibrant vocal production appropriate to the repertoire. Working all over the world in workshops and masterclasses, he is much-loved for his friendly wit and engaging charisma.