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John Rutter, one of the UK’s foremost choral composers, leads a Come & Sing day in Dorchester Abbey.  He explores some of his favourite treasures of English church music – and brings along some of his own well-loved shorter choral favourites.  Copies will be provided and also available for sale.  Enthusiastic singers of all levels are welcome to a hugely enjoyable day with this inspirational teacher. The singing day is aimed primarily at singers with some choral experience, but all are welcome.

The programme will be:
A Claire Benediction (Rutter)
A flower remembered (Rutter)
Amazing grace (arr. Rutter)
A Ukrainian Prayer (Rutter)
It was a lover and his lass (Rutter)
Look at the World (Rutter)
Look to the Day (Rutter)
The Lord Bless you and keep you (Rutter)
Who is Sylvia? (Shearing)

The timetable for the day will be:
Registration & coffee 10.00am
Singing 11am – 4.45pm
Lunch 12.45 – 2pm (book lunch with your singing ticket)
Afternoon tea 3.25-3.45pm

Anita D'Attellis | pianist | contactAccomplished soloist and accompanist Anita D’Attellis will be the accompanist for the day.

 

 

 

If you’re not a singer do drop by the Abbey & listen at the back – completely for FREE!

Lunches bookable in advance will be:
– a roll with either pulled pork salad or Vegan Pecan Apple Chickpea Salad
– a carton of fruit juice and/or tea/coffee
– a piece of fruit
Gluten and other dietary requirements can be catered for on request – just contact us! festival@dorchester-abbey.org.uk

A BBQ lunch and tea, coffee and cake will be available in the Big Festival Tent behind the Abbey throughout the day

If you need disabled parking or access do contact us here with your requirements – we’d love to help you!

 

 

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