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Choral Conducting Workshop

  • VOCES8 CENTRE St Anne & St Agnes Church, Gresham Street London, EC2V 7BX United Kingdom (map)

CHORAL CONDUCTING WORKSHOP with Barnaby Smith, Artistic Director of VOCES8

As Director of the internationally renowned vocal ensemble VOCES8, Barnaby Smith is in demand as a conductor, choir trainer, counter-tenor and arranger. With a schedule that takes him around the world, Barnaby is highly regarded for his interpretation in the Choral, Baroque, Classical and Film genres. Recent repertoire highlights include Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Handel: Messiah, Dixit Dominus and Coronation Anthems, Bach: Magnificat in D and St John Passion, Haydn: Creation, Mozart: Requiem and Symphony no. 40.

Participants will work with Barnaby and the eight VOCES8 Scholars.

• for conductors who wish to gain further technical expertise and knowledge

• the workshop will cover interpretation, gesture, choral technique and rehearsal technique

• 30 minutes individual tuition time per participant

• each participant will have 30 minutes to work with Barnaby and the ensemble

• observer places are available

30% student discounts are available for both participants and observers. Use the code "STUDENT" when purchasing a ticket. We will require purchasers to produce Student ID upon arrival should a discount code have been used.

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