Exmoor Explorations 3: Sunday 12 February 2017

Monteverdi, Schoenberg, Mozart

1400 – 2100 on Sunday 12 February 2017

A half-day’s informal exploration of the following works:

Monteverdi Beatus vir
Schoenberg Friede auf Erden
Mozart (completed Süßmayr) Requiem in D minor

Venue

St Stephen’s Church, Gloucester Road, (entrance in Southwell Gardens) London SW7 4RL. Nearest tube Gloucester Road.

Cost

£10 cash on the door including free music hire, tea and coffee.

Provisional Timetable

1400 Monteverdi – tutti throughout, Altos doubling Sop2 where appropriate
1445 Short break
1500 Schoenberg
1645 Short break
1700 Mozart Choruses (brief note-check only, this will not be worked on in detail this time)
1745 High tea (see below) and Mozart Solo run-throughs
1845 Revise Schoenberg!
1915 Informal performance of all items (friends are welcome to come and listen)
2030 Finish

Refreshments

Tea and coffee will be provided at suitable intervals. Bring your own high tea, forage locally, or bring a larger dish (roughly 9-12 average portions) to share. Keep a note of all the ingredients, please!

Mozart Solos

We’ll populate these from those who have auditioned in the past and fill any gaps with volunteers. One or more quartets may be done as octets.

How to Apply

Contact alison.benbow@exmoorsingers.org to let us know you’re coming. That way we can make sure we have enough scores.