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Workshops in Lewes Baroquefest 2022

Further Information on workshops taking place this year...

Sing & Discover: Handel: Four Coronation Anthems

Saturday 16th July | 14.00-17:30 |
St Michael's Church, Lewes | Tickets £20

In this live workshop, with a fifteen minute social break, conductor and singer John Hancorn and writer and broadcaster Richard Wigmore explore Handel's Four Coronation Anthems. We shall look at the music in some detail while participants will join in with the choruses.

Sing & Discover workshops are for choral singers, choirs and music lovers who wish to broaden their range, extend their experience, increase their knowledge of style and context, and who enjoy a challenge. 

John Hancorn is a conductor, baritone and workshop leader. He is music director of the BREMF Singers, Baroque Collective Singers, East Sussex Bach Choir, Eastbourne Choral Society and the Croydon Bach Choir. John leads workshops and masterclasses specialising in baroque repertoire including regular visits to Early Music Fora. He is Associate Lecturer in Choral Studies at the University of Chichester and a specialist examiner for Trinity Laban.

Richard Wigmore is a writer, broadcaster and distinguished musicologist, following a career as a professional singer. He writes regularly for Gramophone and BBC Music Magazine, gives regular pre-concert talks, appears frequently on BBC Radio 3’s Record Review and lectures regularly in Salzburg, Vienna and elsewhere on Martin Randall cultural tours. Richard’s publications include Schubert: the complete song texts and the Faber Pocket Guide to Haydn.

We shall be singing at modern concert pitch (A=440Hz) in English with live piano accompaniment.

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