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May 23

Choral conducting workshop with Barnaby Smith, Artistic Director of VOCES8

May 23, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

£50 – £85
Barnaby Smith VOCES8 Foundation

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.


May 23, 2020
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
£50 – £85
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VOCES8 Centre
St Anne & St Agnes Church, Gresham Street
London, EC2V 7BX United Kingdom
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