Score Study Day with Neil Ferris and Sonoro

Saturday 5th June 2021

1 - 6.30pm, Zoom

Join Sonoro and Artistic Directors Neil Ferris and Michael Higgins in abcd's first online Score Study Day. This event will allow attendees an unparalleled opportunity to delve into all six commissions (inspired by the music of Rachmaninov, Brahms, Rheinberger, Tallis, Bruckner and Stanford) recently undertaken by one of the finest chamber choirs in the UK.

Photo of Sonoro choir lined up in black concert dress

Invited guests Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Russell Hepplewhite and Janet Wheeler will speak about their unique approach to the creative brief. Recordings by Sonoro of all twelve pieces (six original and six new commissions) will be shared throughout the afternoon and digital scores will be sent out in advance for reference. In addition to all of this, Neil will share his wisdom and insight into a variety of technical conducting elements within some of the pieces.

There will be three sessions during the day, all held on Zoom: 1 - 2.30pm, 3 - 4.30pm and 5 - 6.30pm. Attendees will be sent a Zoom link in advance.

Price: £50 (abcd members), £75 non-members

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