Monthly Archives: June 2016

Preview of “Choral Wonders” in Southsea on 16 July 2016

“Best of Byrd, vibrant Victoria, Macmillan’s Miserere and a new commission”. This is the second of our 40th anniversary celebrations. View our concert page. Besides performing a selection of gorgeous music from the Renaissance and modern times, the Choir will perform a new commission to Hampshire-based composer Ian Schofield entitled “Stream of Life” containing poetry by… [Read More]

The Renaissance Choir in Palestrina

During its week long tour to Rome and Palestrina, The Renaissance Choir both visited Palestrina’s house and sang in Palestrina Cathedral. Going to Palestrina’s house was an enormous privilege – it felt a bit like a pilgrimage – and standing in his living room, singing his music, was a truly magical moment. The manager of the museum… [Read More]