Cornerstone Chamber Choir

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    Multiple dates from Sunday, September 29th to Sunday, September 26th

    Event Summary

    Join our friendly choir of around 40 local amateur singers with a range of abilities, who enjoy singing a wide range of repertoire to a professional standard.

    Past performances include Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, Monteverdi’s Vespers, Handel’s Judas Macabeus and Messiah, Bach’s Mass in B minor, Magnificat, St Matthew and St John Passions, Haydn’s Creation, The Seasons, Nelson and Maria Theresa Masses, Mozart’s Mass in C Minor and Requiem, Brahms’ and Faure’s Requiems, Rossini’s Stabat Mater, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Sullivan’s Trial by Jury, Rutter’s Magnificat, Gloria and Requiem, Tippett’s A Child of Our Time, Poulenc’s Gloria and Verdi’s Requiem to mark the composer’s centenary. In July 2002 the choir raised £6,500 towards Macmillan Cancer Relief’s Appeal for a new cancer unit at Milton Keynes Hospital and in 2004 and 2010 £2,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Trust. An Anglo-American Gala Concert in 2006 made over £1,200 for the Retinitis Pigmentosa Society while African Sanctus in 2009 raised £1700 for Advantage Africa. Recent performances have included Handel’s Samson, Britten’s Saint Nicolas, Finzi’s In terra pax and Seven Last Words from the Cross by James Macmillan. In July 2012 a Gala Concert jointly celebrating the Choir and Orchestra’s 20th Anniversary and the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen raised £2,000 for Marie Curie Cancer Care. Our Summer Gala concert in 2018 raised almost £1000 for Cancer Research.

    Earlier this year we performed Brahms Requiem and Fauré Requiem. Our last concert was AFRICAN SANCTUS in Aid of Advantage Africa.
    We start rehearsing on Sunday 22nd September, 7.30pm at Church of Christ the Cornerstone for our next concert - BACH: CHRISTMAS ORATORIO to be performed on Sunday 5th January 2020.
    Should you be interested in singing with the Cornerstone Chamber Choir, please contact the
    Music Director, Adrian Boynton on 07961 348697 or boyntonmusic@btinternet.com.

    Price: Free

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    Venue

    Milton Keynes City Church
    300 Saxon Gate West
    Milton Keynes
    MK9 2ES

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    The event runs from 7:30pm to 10:00pm on the following dates.
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