Skellern, our choir's president for the past 14 years, died on
Often we have performed some of his choral
compositions and in 2003 he wrote the
Nativity cantata for the Aeolian Singers, which we later
recorded on CD.
The Times obituary www.thetimes.co.uk/article/peter-skellern-hbrvx8xt9 gives
an appreciation of his life.
are grateful to to Dacorum Radio who help to provide choir publicity.
This includes pre-concert interviews. Before the Spring concert Grethe,
our chairman, and Catherine Pusey from Hemel Hempstead Singers
gave a live interview. To hear this and previous publicity go
would be delighted to see new singers and are keen to help young
members. You are welcome to come and try us out on Thursday
evenings to see if you would like to join. Click to see venue and rehearsal details.
seasons highlight has been Elgar's Dream of Gerontius
in November when we were joined by London's City Chamber Choir and
Hertfordshire Chamber Orchestra. The many encouraging comments from our
appreciative audience attest that we did full justice to this
magnificent work, and that the three soloists helped to make it a
memorable evening. Click to read comments on this
and other concerts
2014 the choir celebrated it's 50th Anniversary. As
well as a celebratory performance of Handel's Messiah we were hosted by
Ensemble Vocal de Pellouailles-les-Vignes, a choir from the Loire
valley. Our 50th Anniversary party rounded off the season. See pictures
in the Photo Gallery.
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