What’s the schedule?

Find out what pieces and sections we’re learning at which rehearsals.

If you can’t make it to a rehearsal, a great resource to help you practice the Handel is Cyberbass – it has all the parts recorded so you can sing along and learn.

Autumn schedule

11 September

  • And the Glory of the Lord
  • Hallelujah Chorus

18 September

  • Hallelujah Chorus
  • Glory to God
  • O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion

25 September

  • Recap above
  • For Unto Us a Son is born

2 October

  • And He Shall Purify
  • Zelenka Magnificat, movement 1

9 October

  • And He Shall Purify (contd)
  • Zelenka Magnificat, movement 1 (contd)

16 October

  • Sing through the parts of Messiah and Zelenka we’ve learnt so far

23 October

  • Half Term – no rehearsal – check out Cyberbass if you want to practice!

30 October

  • And the Glory (revision)
  • Zelenka Magnificat, movement 3
  • Carol 1

6 November

  • Hallelujah Chorus + Glory to God (revision)
  • Carol 1: Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day – Gardner (TBC)
  • Zelenka Magnificat movement 3

13 November

  • And He Shall Purify (Revision)
  • Zelenka Magnificat movement 2
  • His Yoke is Easy

20 November

  • His Yoke is Easy
  • Carols 2+3 (Nativity Carol + Christmas Song TBC)

27 November

Please arrive by 7.15pm if you can so we can arrange the seating for the concert.

  • Carols 2 + 3
  • Congregational Carols
  • Revision of all material

4 December

  • Sing through/work on difficult numbers/choruses as required

Saturday 8 December

Please be in the church for 2.15pm so we can arrange everyone in their seats on the stage, ready to start rehearsal at 2.30pm on the dot.

  • Rehearsal 2.30pm – 5.30pm with break
  • Concert 7.30pm with interval.

Here’s a taster of the Zelenka – if you know of any practice sites which separate the parts out please contact us and we’ll let the choir know.