Easter Concert - Saturday 28 March 2020
Saturday 29 February, 09:30, Lovat Hall, Newport Pagnall
Choral workshop exploring selected choruses from Mendelssohn's Elijah, £15. More info
Saturday 14 March, 19:30, Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre
Naomi Sullivan, saxophone, and Pavel Timofeyevsky, piano
Naomi is one of the brightest stars of the classical saxophone world. A concert to celebrate Spring with music by Schumann, Rachmaninov, Piazzolla and Yashimot
Saturday 14 March, 19:30, St Mary/St Giles, Stony Stratford
QUORUM in concert. Tickets £8 at the door. More info
Saturday 4 April, 19:30, St Barnabas, Linslade
POLYMNIA Sunset Departure Lounge.
Tickets £13 from Gina More info
Residential Singing Week in Cambridge with Anton Armstrong, 16-23 August 2020 - More info Discounts!
Singing holidays with Run by Singers
Singing holidays for individual choral singers, couples, and groups of friends. No need to come as part of a choir - we make our own choir. Most events are abroad but there are singing weekends in the UK. All holidays conclude with a concert in a prestigious location. More info
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Sub £155 (joint £300) including £17 tuition (this element is not eligible for Gift Aid)
Under 25: £30
Under 18: FREE.
Please pay as soon as possible after 1 September 2019.
Subs are payable for the full year even if you have to miss a concert. Cheques are payable to Danesborough Chorus. If you wish to pay by bank transfer, the details are:
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Concert reviews: Rossini, 9 November 2019
Thank you all for your hard work towards last night’s concert. I was extremely pleased with the concert. Past members of the choir who were in the audience commented how good the choir sounded. One particularly pleasing comment was how clear the diction was!! It was such a fun evening (from my view-point anyway) with such a good performance as a result.
Very well done. We need to keep up this standard for the next concerts!!
From Tim Grant-Jones
Thank you for the opportunity to play this role in the Petite Messe for which I lived several months of slight trepidation anticipating a near vertical learning curve on the day. It was the most strange performing experience I can remember being totally reliant on assurance from other people that the balance was ok. The unsubtle sound of the period harmonium seemed to help people who were unsure of Rossini’s intention with his treatment of the mass to be swayed into believing this was the first oratorio buffa, if there is such a thing.
I had a good feeling about the concert. It happens occasionally, so well done especially to the choir who were at home all the way through so much so that they were able to perfect some finer details right up until the last run through.
People that I knew who came to the concert were highly delighted and said it was fantastic. Thanks to David for ensuring we had the ideal piano (and harmonium!) for the concert.
From Peter Barnes (Vice chair of the sadly former MKCO)
Many thanks for another great concert on Saturday evening - the Rossini was a real treat in every respect.