am pleased to introduce Clare Newton as our new chairman, I'm
sure she'll lead the committee admirably and it's always good
to have a fresh face. Not that I haven't enjoyed the role and
been extremely grateful for all the support I've received both
from the committee, music directors, members, Music World for
ticket sales and contacts at our various venues. I thank you
end of season concert in May 2012 was held at St. Andrew's Church
Rushmere - a venue chosen for the facilities of good acoustics
in the church, large church hall and attached garden allowing
us to offer a post-concert supper provided by the choir members.
The church gave us a special deal as this was a charity concert.
choir sang items to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee, and there
were solos from our Music Director Christopher Borrett accompanied
by his wife, Alice, and some exquisite piano solo playing from
our accompanist Marina Korneva. The evening was very much enjoyed
by the choir and audience alike added to which we raised £900
for Ipswich Holiday Help for Children,
a worthwhile local charity.
work for this Autumn term is leading towards our Christmas concert
of 'Carols from around Europe' and includes a piece from local
musician and composer Nicholas Freestone so completing our 'circuit
tour'. See home page of the web-site for details.Tickets will
be from choir members or at Music World, Ipswich (see links)
from Oct.29th 2012.
performance of Mozart's Requiem at St. Mary-le-Tower, Ipswich,
IP1 3BE, May 18th 2013 evening with full orchestra and professional
soloists. Book the date in your diaries!