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“COME SING BACH’S CANTATAS 38 and 61” 2016

Soloists: Gina Watson, (soprano), Heather Lloyd (Mezzo-soprano),  Andrew Watts (Tenor), Frank Roddy (Baritone)

Organist: Dale Wills

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This Event attracted about fifty singers and the chapel was almost bursting at the seams. The occasion raised over £1,000 for the charity, Fighting Poverty in Zambia.

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Michael keen conducted as inspirationally and competently as ever. He was backed by  outside soloists and organist.

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People of differing musical abilities, many from outside the Colleges and some Collegians, greatly enjoyed this experience of singing together.

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Since 2013, Michael has added his own brand of live music to the Colleges. This has included an afternoon’s piano recital; the story of St Francis told by a professional story teller, interspersed with songs by Hildegaard von Bingen; special choral evensongs; and ‘Sing Messiah’ (see below). When necessary the singing is augmented by friends.