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Come and join the fun and fabulous Ipswich Chamber Choir in a day of challenging but enjoyable choral singing, working on three rarely performed choral gems. The day will enable you to explore 400 years of choral masterpieces spanning from the sublime polyphony of Victoria's 'Officium Defunctorum' to the powerful emotion of MacMillan's 'Seven Last Words' via the bubbly Baroque fun of Bach's Advent Cantata. 

Our talented Music Director Benedict Collins Rice has great skill at vocal coaching and interpretation.  He will help us improve our vocal technique and guide us towards a beautiful and satisfying performance at the conclusion of the day.

 Music:  JS Bach's Advent Cantata BWV36, James MacMillan's Seven Last Words From The Cross and Tomas Luis de Victoria's Officium Defunctorum

Venue: St Andrew's Church, Rushmere St Andrew, Ipswich IP5 1DH.  Large free car park a short walk from the church in The Street.

Time:  10.30am - 4.00pm. Registration from 10.00am.

Cost: £15 (free for students) including hire of scores, coffee, tea and cake.  Please bring a packed lunch and a soft pencil.

Closing date: 21st October

Application form: please download from here and follow the instructions on the form.


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Our Next Concert

Saturday 7th December 2019

at St Mary-le-Tower Church, Ipswich

7.00 pm

Advent Cantata - JS Bach

Tomorrow shall be my dancing day - John Gardner

Seinte Mari moder milde - James MacMillan

A babe is born - William Mathias

The three kings - Peter Cornelius arr. Frank A. Atkins

In Dulci Jubilo - Robert Lucas Pearsall

Sir Christèmas - William Mathias

In the bleak midwinter - Darke

Shepherd's pipe carol  John Rutter

Out of your sleep - Rodney Bennett

Ring the Bells - Paul Fincham (royalties to Crisis)

Some classic congregational carol favourites to join in

retiring collection in aid of the Ipswich Night Shelter


Concert tickets £15 (under 18s free) will be available nearer the time from