The saturday morning choir
We are an amateur choir of about fifty singers – soprano, alto, tenor and bass. We sing a wide range of music, from baroque to Broadway, and we perform in the Reading area several times a year.
We are a non auditioning choir and our termly subscription is only £50.
We rehearse on Saturday mornings in The Richards Hall at The Abbey School, Kendrick Road, Reading RG1 5DZ. We are . We always welcome new singers, and are sure you will find us a sociable group, with coffee and occasionally cake at rehearsals . You can try us out whenever you like; your subscription is only payable after your first half term’s membership.
If you are interested please contact either :- Marjorie Caballero email@example.com 07534 275875
Our thriving choir is always keen to welcome new members. We are a friendly bunch, who love to sing, socialise and generally have a good time.
Richard is musical director of The Hythe Singers, Hampton Choral Society, Henley Choral Society, Henley, Parenthesis and a Henley Youth Choir. He is a Chorus Master at Opera Holland Park, and a classroom music teacher. Richard also works extensively as an organist and accompanist.
At Opera Holland Park Richard has worked on La Bohème, La Traviata, Eugene Onegin (Assistant Conductor & Chorus Master), Carmen, Don Giovanni, Cosi Fan Tutte, Le Nozze di Figaro; Manon Lescaut and Un ballo in maschera(Chorus Master), Ruddigore and Pirates of Penzance (Chorus Master and Assistant Repetiteur). Other operatic engagements have included L’Elisir d’amore for West Green House Opera (Chorus Master), HMS Pinafore for Windsor and Eton Opera (Conductor), Terterian’s Fire Ring at the Grimeborn Festival with London Armenian Opera (Conductor), Schumann-devised opera Unknowing and Menotti’s The Telephone with Teatime Opera (Musical Director), and Jonathan Hervey’s Passion and Resurrection at the Voices of London Festival (Conductor).
Richard graduated with an MA in Choral Conducting from the Royal Academy of Music, receiving the Thomas Armstrong Prize. He read music at, and was organ scholar of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, where he received the Swinburne Prize.