|Description:||Workshop on Purcell’s opera The Fairy Queen.
Join Nicholas Houghton and The Brighton Orpheus Choir for a workshop on Purcell’s: The Fairy Queen.
Written in 1692 and based on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the piece has plenty of work for chorus and is a joy to sing.
The Brighton Orpheus Choir will be performing this work complete on Saturday 1 July with the Baroque Collective Players and 4 soloists at St Mary's Church, Kemp Town.
Singers who join us for this workshop might also be interested in joining the choir in preparation for this performance.
The day will be accompanied by Howard Beach on the piano.
Booking in advance is essential via our website.
Registration is from 10.30am. Workshop begins 11am with two sessions, 11am-1pm. Lunch from 1pm-2pm. Afternoon session 2-4pm. Tea and coffee will be provided free of charge. There are many cafes and restaurants nearby to visit for lunch or bring your own food.