Category Archives: Rehearsal

Open Evening

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Come to an Open Rehearsal to see how you enjoy it!

11th January 2017 at 7.30pm-9.30pm

Varndean School (main hall)

Balfour Road, Brighton BN1 6NP

We will be rehearsing Requiem (Dvořák)

From the city centre the 46 bus goes up Ditchling Road – there is a Varndean High School stop near the junction with Balfour Road.

The School car park is off Ditchling Road just north of the bus stop.

The Brighton Orpheus Choir is the longest-established choral society in Brighton & Hove. There are two major concerts each year with professional orchestra and soloists, and a Summer Concert with a variety of different music.

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Open Evening

Join us

Bring your voice out of hiding! New singers always welcome! Sing with us!

Come to an Open Rehearsal to see how you enjoy it!

21st September 2016 at 7.30pm-9.30pm

Varndean School (main hall)

Balfour Road, Brighton BN1 6NP

From the city centre the 46 bus goes up Ditchling Road – there is a Varndean High School stop near the junction with Balfour Road.

The School car park is off Ditchling Road just north of the bus stop.

The Brighton Orpheus Choir is the longest-established choral society in Brighton & Hove. There are two major concerts each year with professional orchestra and soloists, and a Summer Concert with a variety of different music.

To register your interest, fill out the contact form on the Join Us page.

OYS First Autumn Rehearsal

Orpheus Young Singers will have their first rehearsal preparing for the Christmas concert Gloria! at Balfour School, BN1 6NE from 5.30-6.30pm in the KS2 Sports Hall. We are always looking for new members – to find out more click here, or join us for a free trial rehearsal.

Practice for 9.3.16

For 9.3.16:

60. Bass Aria with choir

We aim to do another complete run of the work.

Special focus on the movements covered last week:

1. Hail! p 12-21 p 17 – 21
36. Crucify p 91-96
44. Away with Him p 113 – 119
Nos 52, 56, 65, 68 Chorales
67. Sleep well. p 179 – 183 p 183 – 189

Bach for 2.3.16

On Wednesday we ran everything up to no. 50.
Wed 2.3.16:
 6:30 OYS Cameo Concert in Balfour Junior Hall.
 7:15 ish BOC rehearsal in Varndean.
 1.    Hail! p 12-21 New p 17 – 21
36.  Crucify p 91-96
44.  Away with Him p 113 – 119
Nos 52, 56, 65, 68 New Chorales
67.  Sleep well. p 179 – 183 New p 183 – 189

Practice for 24.2.16

For 24.2.16

The new Chorale will be No 56 on p 151
I’m hoping we’ll do a sweep of what we’ve done so far ie all choruses up to no. 52 on p 138.
(No.1 will run from p 1-17 only)
NB. we are cutting Nos 48 and 54.
If you missed half-term last week (17.2.16) this is what we covered:
21. Chorale p 57
25. For us it is not lawful p. 65-69
36. Crucify p 91-96
40. Chorale p 105
42. If thou let this man go p 106-111
44. Away with Him p 113- 119 p 116-119 New
46. We have no king but Caesar p 120 New
50. Write thou not p 134-137 Words
52. Chorale p138 New
67. Sleep well p 179-187

Practice for 17.2.16

Here we go for 17.2.16:

21. Chorale p 57
25. For us it is not lawful p. 65-69
36. Crucify p 91-96
40. Chorale p 105
42. If thou let this man go p 106-111
44. Away with Him p 113- 119 p 116-119 New
46. We have no king but Caesar p 120 New
50. Write thou not p 134-137 Words
52. Chorale p138 New
67. Sleep well p 179-187 p183-187 New

Practice for 10.2.16

Suggested preparation for 10.2.16:
7. Chorale p 26
21. Chorale p 57
23. If this man were not a malefactor p 59-64
25. For us it is not lawful p. 65-69
27. Chorale p 71
34. See we hail thee p86-89
36. Crucify p 91-96 p93-96 New
38. We have a sacred law p 97-103
40. Chorale p 105 New
42. If thou let this man go p 106-111 New words
44. Away with Him p 113- 115 New
50. Write thou not p 134-137 New
67. Sleep well p 179-183