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Concert in aid of the Ukrainian humanitarian appeal

posted 22 May 2022, 11:32 by Caroline Mead

You're invited to our next concert - in aid of the Ukrainian humanitarian appeal. Come and enjoy music from the Renaissance, the world premiere of a realisation of Tam O'Shanter, plus Ukrainian folk music for soloist, choir and brass.

Our next concert - Tongs and Bones

posted 22 Apr 2022, 01:11 by Caroline Mead

Music from the time of Shakespeare! Enjoy a varied programme of music, including pieces by Vaughan Williams, Mendelsson, Byrd and Morley - some of which could have been heard by the Bard himself.
Part of the St Augustine's Grand Shakespeare Weekend
Saturday 23 April, 6pm. 
St Augustine's Church, Richmond Road, Cambridge. FREE, with retiring collection.

Jubilate Deo - 12 March 2022

posted 16 Feb 2022, 10:31 by Caroline Mead   [ updated 16 Feb 2022, 10:39 ]

Come and hear music spanning four centuries performed by the St Augustine's Singers and Brass, conducted by Paul Jackson.

You'll hear Gabrieli's 1597 piece Jubilate Deo for choir and brass, to Stars (2011) by Latvian composer Erics Essenwalds for choir, wine glasses and Tibetan singing bowls. It will also feature music by Monteverdi, Victoria, Arvo Part and Vaughan Williams.

A feast of music for all!

FREE entry, with retiring collection. 

Christmas Carol Service at Great St Mary's on 11 December

posted 24 Nov 2021, 10:42 by Caroline Mead   [ updated 24 Nov 2021, 10:43 ]

Catch us at Great St Mary's on 11 December, in aid of the Addenbrooke's Kidney Patients' Association.

St Augustine's Singers at Christmas

posted 20 Nov 2021, 07:50 by Caroline Mead   [ updated 20 Nov 2021, 07:52 ]

We're singing a selection of music from the last three centuries! 

There are two chances to catch the programme:

St Mary's Church, Guilden Morden Saturday 4 December at 6pm

Michaelhouse Cafe, Cambridge on Saturday 18 December at 1pm.

We're back for a Remembrance Day concert on 13 November

posted 25 Oct 2021, 11:38 by Caroline Mead   [ updated 25 Oct 2021, 11:41 ]

The choir is back! We're performing on 13 November for a Remembrance Day concert featuring Mozart's Requiem, the WORLD PREMIERE of Martin Ellerby's Epitaph XII, and Elgar's We Will Remember Them.
You'll hear solo and choral singing, solo trumpet, two side drums and bells, and Philip Mead, the pianist once described as 'a technical wizard' by the Washington Post.
FREE, with retiring collection.

Christmas is coming for the St Augustine's Singers

posted 26 Nov 2019, 14:51 by Caroline Mead   [ updated 3 Dec 2019, 12:06 ]

Lots of opportunities to hear us sing!

Christmas is a very busy time for us, and the good news is that you're sure to find a time to hear us sing.

This Saturday, 30 November, we'll be singing carols outside John Lewis on the Grand Arcade shopping centre, Cambridge, from 11.30 to 12.30. It's all in aid of local charity Cambridge Hedgehogs.

On Sunday, 1 December we'll be singing at the 9.30am service at St Augustine's Church, Richmond Road, Cambridge CB4 3PS. This will feature Byrd's Beata Viscera.

On Saturday 7 December it's the first outing of our programme Christmas in Albion, featuring music across the British Isles. It's at the Church of St Peter and St Mary Magdalene on Church Street, Fordham, at 6pm, with works by Vaughan Williams, Britten, Byrd, Phillips, Matthias, Gardner, Mead and Poston. FREE, with retiring collection. 

On Saturday 14 December we're at Great St Mary's, Senate House Hill, Cambridge CB2 3PQ at 3pm for the Addenbrooke's Kidney Patients' Association's annual Carol Service, featuring works by Vaughan Williams and Byrd. The address is from Dr Rowan Williams, Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge

Then our last event of the year is on Saturday 21 December at the Michaelhouse, Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1SU at 1pm - another chance to hear our Christmas in Albion programme. FREE, with retiring collection in aid of the Michaelhouse Singers.

We hope you'll come and join us!

Next concert coming soon!

posted 20 Oct 2019, 12:46 by Caroline Mead

Brahms' German Requiem - Saturday 9 November

Come to Brahm's German Requiem with the St Augustine's Singers, featuring Alanya Reynolds (soprano).
FREE, with retiring collection.

Good Friday Meditation, Friday 19 April

posted 10 Apr 2019, 13:26 by Caroline Mead   [ updated 10 Apr 2019, 13:28 ]

Come to a Good Friday Meditation, a feast of readings, images, silence, and music.

The music will be performed by St Augustine's Singers and will comprise works by Josquin, Mozart, Fauré
 and Brahms.

Friday 19 April, 12pm
St Augustine's Church, Richmond Road, Cambridge CB4 3PS.


TWO opportunities to see our Christmas programme

posted 7 Dec 2018, 14:23 by Caroline Mead

You have not one, but TWO opportunities to see our programme 'An International Choral Christmas'!

The programme includes music from eight different European countries: England, Wales, France, Germany, Hungary, Greece, Spain and Italy, by composers including Berlioz, Monteverdi and Victoria.

You can catch it at St Augustine's Church, Richmond Road, Cambridge CB4 3PS on Saturday 8 December at 6pm, and Michaelhouse Centre, Trinity Street, CB2 1SU on Saturday 15 December at 1pm.

Both events are FREE, with a retiring collection.

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