Sing with Bob Chilcott

Saturday 26th February 2022

9.30am - 4pm, Hallé St Peters, 40 Blossom Street, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6BF

We're delighted to finally host our postponed annual singing day in the North West with Bob Chilcott! Described by The Observer as "a contemporary hero of British Choral Music", he has become one of the most widely performed composers of choral music in the world. So come along and enjoy a singing day in the beautiful surroundings of Hallé St Peters under Bob's leadership as he introduces us to two new works Creation Song (2021) and Songs my Heart has Taught Me (2021).

All music will be provided on the day.

Timetable:

9.30 Registration and refreshments

10:00 Session 1

11:30 Break

12:00 Session 2

13:00 Lunch (please bring your own or visit the numerous local cafes, tea and coffee will be provided)

14:00 Session 3

15:00 Break

15:30 - 16:00 Final sing through

Getting to the venue: Hallé St Peters is located in Ancoats in Manchester. There are various pay and display car parks within a ten minute walk of the venue - further details can be found here. If you're travelling by public transport, Ancoats is just a 10 minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly Train Station, Piccadilly Gardens and Shudehill Bus Terminals and Metrolink stops and a 15 minute walk from Victoria Train Station.

Access details: Hallé St Peters is an accessible venue with ramp access to the main entrance and accessible toilets on each of the three floors. Each floor has level access and can be accessed via staircase or a wheelchair accessible passenger lift. Further details about access can be found here. If you have any special access requirements please let us know in advance by contacting Elisabeth Brierley, abcd Training Manager: elisabeth.brierley@abcd.org.uk.

Cost (per person, including tea and coffee):

£25 (non members)

£15 (abcd members)

£10 (students and under 18s, to be accompanied by an adult)

£20 for group bookings of 6 or more (*abcd members free if bringing a group of 6 or more) Group bookings must be made by contacting Elisabeth Brierley.

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