Haverhill Singers will be performing Rossini’s ‘Petite Messe Solennelle’ which, besides being very tuneful, has the unusual accompaniment of piano and harmonium. “Petite messe solennelle (Little solemn mass) was written in 1863, possibly at the request of Count Alexis Pillet-Will for his wife Louise to whom it is dedicated. The composer, who had retired from … Continue reading Spring Concert

Haverhill Singers are staging a ‘Come and Sing’ event on Saturday 30th June 2018 as part of the Haverhill Festival. Three popular works have been chosen – Faure: ‘Requiem’ Mendelssohn: ‘Hear My Prayer’, which contains the famous aria ‘O, for the wings of a dove’ Faure: ‘Cantique de Jean Racine’ Our Guest Conductor will be … Continue reading Come and Sing

Our next concert will be the first under the direction of our new Musical Director, John Clenaghan, and it is an unusual and exciting mix of choral items. Accompaniment, on the piano and organ, will be provided by Nigel Brown. The programme comprises Choruses from Part I of ‘Messiah’ (Handel) PLUS ‘Hallelujah’ with soloist Penny … Continue reading Coming up – ‘Christmas Days’

Haverhill Singers will be performing two works by contemporary compose John Rutter. ‘A Sprig of Thyme’comprises eleven traditional folk songs arranged to chamber orchestra accompaniment. ‘Gift of Life’ is a six-movement choral celebration of the living earth, of creation, and of life itself, offering a kaleidoscope of moods from contemplative and prayerful to majestic and … Continue reading A John Rutter evening