Frodsham District Choral Society present ….

FDCS Flyer Who is Silvia

Frodsham and District Choral Society

Present

‘Who is Silvia?’

on

Saturday 9th July 2022

3:30pm

at

Frodsham Community Centre, WA6 7QN

Free Summer Concert

with  

Howard Kane – Conductor

Robert Woods – Accompanist

Do join us on Saturday 9th July at 3.30pm at Frodsham Community Centre for this extra special concert.   A summer afternoons concert, free admission with a retiring collection

‘’Who is Sylvia?’’ songs of love and loss, joy and jilting. Written and arranged by Elizabethan madrigalists, John Rutter in folk song mood and George shearing, swinging the Bard of Avon.

Elizabethan Madrigals, John Rutter – The Sprig of Thyme, George Shearing – Shakespeare Sonnets in song.

Please reserve your ticket by going to

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/who-is-silvia-tickets-35322275437

 or text Tilly Patel on 07902 580075 or call Morag Bragger on 07845 730061

Review Comments from our Spring Concert 2018 from Roderic Dunnett, Church Times, April 2018:

 The Vaughan Williams work was given an exquisite performance, beautifully calibrated and stylishly varied’

There was a fine virility and attractive vivacity to “The glorious company of the Apostles”, and the contrasting syncopations in the organ, arguably rather operatic in flavour’

Whether a great work or not (Elgar would not have employed constant repetitions in the same lumbering manner), the Te Deum is unashamedly and justifiably celebratory. With their undoubted verve, vigour, and high spirits, the Frodsham choir made it a spirited experience’

 And the full choir, coasting blithely through the section “Go through the gates”, felt on top form, especially with the upper voices’ fade to pianissimo which concludes the section, matched in reverse by the ascent from serenity to rapture (“But thou shalt call thy walls Salvation, and thy gates Praise”

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