A Celebration Sunday at St Paul's - Choral Workshop with Patrick Craig


26th Jun 2022, 11:00am
St Mary's Church, Kintbury, RG17 9TR

Patrick Craig
Photo of Patrick Craig © Early Music Academy

Janet Coxwell and her choir are thrilled to host a workshop with conductor and countertenor Patrick Craig this summer. The theme of the workshop is 'A Celebration Sunday at St Paul's - Mattins, Eucharist and Evensong'. 

The repertoire will be:

  • Vaughan Williams - Te Deum in G - Listen
  • Alec Roth - Jubilate
  • Rheinberger - Cantus Missae - Listen
  • Swayne - Magnificat - Listen
  • Holst - Nunc dimittis - Listen
  • John Rutter - Psalm 150 - Listen
  • Judith Weir - I love all beauteous things - Listen

All music will be provided except the Vaughan Williams Te Deum in G which you are asked to print off and bring with you using the following link: https://petruccimusiclibrary.ca/files/imglnks/caimg/1/1b/IMSLP135941-PMLP260682-Vaughan_Williams_-_Te_Deum_in_G.pdf

All singing enthusiasts welcome – no choral experience necessary. Teas & coffees provided, but please bring a packed lunch! The workshop starts at 11am and runs until 5pm, with a 1 hour lunch break around 1pm. 


Venue

St Mary's Church
Kintbury
RG17 9TR

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Tickets

Tickets are £25 teas & coffees provided, but please bring a packed lunch!

To sign up, contact Libbie Mead: Libbie.mead@btinternet.com

01635 552056 / 07799 896700


Featuring

Patrick Craig
Patrick Craig

Patrick Craig is a countertenor and conductor. He is a Vicar Choral at St Paul's Cathedral and over twenty years sang more than a thousand concerts with the Tallis Scholars. He is a member of The Cardinall's Musick, who won the Gramophone Record of the Year award in 2010.

2018 saw Patrick making his conducting debut at the BBC Proms, conducting all-female chant with the Tallis Scholars in the Albert Hall. He is also Guest Conductor of the Cecilia Consort in Newbury, with whom he has led performances of Poulenc's Gloria and Purcell's Dido & Aeneas.

Patrick has also taught and directed on Tallis Scholar Summer Schools in the UK, Spain, USA and Australia, as well as at Janet Coxwell’s Early Music Academy, and regularly leads singing workshops across the United Kingdom and Europe for amateur singers, focusing especially on Renaissance polyphony and its cultural and historical contexts.