Rehearsal schedule and cuts

Handel’s Messiah, March 2nd

NB These movements are CUT: 34-37, 39, 49-52

8th January

7 And he shall purify
17 Glory to God in the highest
22 Behold the Lamb of God
24 Surely he hath borne our griefs
25 And with his stripes
53a Amen

15th January

7 And he shall purify
12 For unto us a child is born
22 Behold the Lamb of God
28 He trusted in God
46 Since by man came death
53 Worthy is the Lamb
53a Amen

22nd January

21 His yoke is easy
25 And with his stripes
26 All we like sheep
28 He trusted in God
41 Let us break their bonds asunder
53 Worthy is the Lamb
53a Amen

29th January

7 And he shall purify
17 Glory to God in the highest
21 His yoke is easy
24 Surely he hath borne our griefs
33 Lift up your heads
41 Let us break their bonds asunder
53 Worthy is the Lamb

5th February

4 And the glory of the Lord
9 O thou that tellest
12 For unto us a child is born
22 Behold the Lamb of God
25 And with his stripes
46 Since by man came death
53a Amen

12th February

21 His yoke is easy
26 All we like sheep
28 He trusted in God
33 Lift up your heads
41 Let us break their bonds asunder
44 Hallelujah
53 Worthy is the Lamb

19th February

All movements up to 26

26th February

All movements 28 to end

28th February

All movements

Accompanist post

Enfield Choral Society is seeking a talented rehearsal accompanist. The role offers the opportunity to work closely with our Musical Director, Mark Sproson to help prepare the choir for an exciting repertoire of concerts. Enfield Choral Society is a non-audition choir of around 70 members performing four concerts a year (including a Christmas Carol Concert)Continue Reading

CUTS in Elijah

Here’s the complete list of cuts we are making on June 23rd; Part 1 The end of no.7 (“On Cherith’s brook”), no.8 and no.9 are cut (pages 38-53). The chorus in no.12 (“Hear our cry”) is cut (pages 68-69) – we will join the recits either side together. Part 2 No.29 (“He, watching over Israel”)Continue Reading

Elijah schedule part 2

Here are the movements we’ll be looking at for the remainder of the rehearsals; 22nd May 1-2, 5-7, 19-20, 28 and 38 29th May 10-13, 16, 28, 32-36 UPDATE – we’ll also look at 42 5th June 22-24, 32-36, 38, 42 12th June All movements in Part 1 19th June All movements in Part 2

Mendelssohn’s Elijah Workshop, Saturday 28th April 2018

Enfield Choral Society is running a workshop on Mendelssohn’s Elijah on Saturday 28th April 2018 10.30am-4.30pm at St Mary Magdalene’s Church, Windmill Hill, Enfield EN2 7AJ. It will be led by our Musical Director, Mark Sproson. The non-members fee is £15 (members’ rate of £10 for ECS Season Ticket holders), which includes music for theContinue Reading

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