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Camerata Bach, St Cross
16-17 May 2020
Camerata is aimed at a chamber choir of expert, ambitious and high achieving singers and runs over a weekend in a number of attractive locations. The Bach weekend will focus on two wonderful but demanding Bach motets, providing a significant but rewarding challenge for those who take part.

Camerata Bach motets – St Cross, 16-17 May 2020

The course Repertoire Booking Biographies Links Terms & Conditions
Johann Christoph Bach: Ich lasse dich nicht, du segnest mich den
Johann Bach: Unser Leben ist ein Schatten
Johann Ludwig Bach: Unsere Trübsal
Johann Ludwig Bach: Das ist meine Freude
J S Bach: Fürchte dich nicht BWV228
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Join Paul Spicer to perfect and perform these wonderful but demanding Bach motets in the beautiful setting of the Hospital of St Cross in Winchester. Its church, where the course is to be based, is said to be more like a miniature cathedral than a typical almshouse chapel.

Please note that singers will be expected to have thoroughly prepared the music before the weekend.

The cost is £135 per person which includes lunches and refreshments. Please note that there is an option for non-singing partners to attend (£35).

The provisional programme for the weekend is:

10 am Register and coffee
10.30 - 1.00 pm Rehearsal
1.00 - 2.00 pm Lunch *
2.00 - 4.00 pm Rehearsal
4.00 - 4.30 pm Tea
4.30 - 5.30 pm Rehearsal

* A light lunch of soup, filled rolls, fruit, and juice/tea/coffee is included on both days
10.00 am Rehearsal
12.00 Rehearsal
1.00 pm Lunch *
2.00 - 4.00 pm Rehearsal
5.00 pm Performance