Do you have a passion for singing in a group? Being part of a chorus of voices is arguably one of the most powerful and rewarding musical experiences. Join conductor and educator Graham Abbott for a weekend of exploration and celebration of the Opera Chorus.
Running twice in 2019, Pop Up Chorus gives the opportunity to meet like-minded music enthusiasts and share in the joy of singing.
Registration for the weekend includes: vocal scores, teaching CD, souvenir t-shirt, snacks, refreshments and light lunch.
Minimum registration numbers required to run each event.
POP UP CHORUS 1
“Early Crowds and Groupies”
Friday 17 (7pm-9pm)
Saturday 18 May (10am-4pm)
Sunday 19 May (2pm-6pm)
Monteverdi: Orfeo Act 1: Lasciate i monte / Vieni Imeneo / Ecco Orfeo
Handel: Alcina Act 1: Questo è il cielo (F major 4/4 version)
Mozart: Seraglio Act 1: Chorus of Janissaries (Singt dem grossen Bassa Lieder)
Act 2: Chorus of Janissaries (Bassa Selim lebe lange)
Mozart: La clemenza di Tito Act 1: Serbate, oh Dei custodi
Mozart: Zauberflöte Act 2: Heil sei euch Geweihten!
POP UP CHORUS 2
“The Famous Ones”
Friday 18 (6:30pm-8:30pm)
Saturday 19 (10:30am-4:30pm)
Sunday 20 (2pm-5:30pm)
Verdi: La traviata Act 1: Libiamo ne’ lieti calici (Brindisi) with solo soprano and tenor
Verdi: Macbeth Act 4: Patria oppressa! (Chorus of Scottish Refugees)
Bizet: Carmen Act 1: L’amour est un oiseau rubelle (Habanera) with solo mezzo
Act 2: Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre (Toreador’s Song) with solo bariton
Verdi: Il trovatore Act 2: Vedi! le fosche (Anvil Chorus)
Verdi: Nabucco Act 3: Va, pensiero (Chorus of Hebrew Slaves)