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Choral conducting workshop with Barnaby Smith, Artistic Director of VOCES8
May 23, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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.