Come and Sing is organised annually by Frome Voices in aid of Jackdaws. Every March, a large community choir is pulled together to team up with the Frome Symphony Orchestra to perform an oratorio or masterpiece from the choral repertoire on limited rehearsal.
Frome Voices present
Pre-registration essential, ideally before 9 December 2016 (same email contacts as before)
Rehearsals start Friday 13 January then every Friday (except 17 February for half term).
Performance: Sunday 12 March, 7:30pm at the Cheese & Grain, Frome
Tickets: £12, free for under 18s from Cheese & Grain (01373 455420)
The event is organised by Olivia Date, Jane Talbot and Alan Burgess, who formed Frome Voices in 2012. Since then, they have performed The Armed Man, Elijah, Handel’s Messiah and Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, Carl Orff’s magnificent Carmina Burana and in 2017 Handel’s dramatic oratorio ‘Saul’.
To get involved, contact:
2017 – Saul – Handel
This performance will take place on 12 March 2017 at Frome’s Cheese & Grain.
2016 – Carmina Burana by Carl Orff
2015 – Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn – Read the Jackdaws News item
2014 – The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins – Somerset Standard Review
2013 – Petite Messe Solennelle by Gioachino Rossini – Read about it in the Somerset Standard
2012 – The Messiah by Handel