Audition for the Singers!

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As summer draws to a close and beach towels and sunscreen make way for cool nights and leaves changing colour, why not consider turning over a new leaf yourself and audition for a spot in the 100+ voices of the Peterborough Singers?

St John Passion: A Sydnopsis

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To get you ready for the Singers’ May 14 presentation of Bach’s powerhouse oratorio, St. John Passion, take some time to listen to Syd Birrell’s brief synopsis of the work’s beauty and significance. You’ll discover some surprising things.   [button … Continued

Yuletide Cheer 2015: Singers’ Comments

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On Saturday, November 28, the Peterborough Singers will present Yuletide Cheer, and probably to a packed house as the concert features the musical power couple Isabel Bayrakdarian (soprano) and Serouj Kradjian (composer and pianist). But even before that night, the Singers … Continued

A Quick Preview of Beatles 3

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Syd Birrell has been creating arrangements of Beatles’ compositions ever since he “discovered” the group in 2009. (Yes. It took him a bit longer than most!) Listen to his arrangement of one Beatles’ tune in this playful tribute to Queen … Continued

The Peterborough Singers Wants You!

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A recruiting effort aimed at younger singers is attracting media attention. Just this week, Syd Birrell, artistic director of the Singers, arranged for a humorous YouTube video to be posted as part of a marketing campaign to attract high school … Continued

R.A.M. Koor a hit!

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The Estonian National Male Choir presented a stunning program to the appreciative audience that packed All Saints Anglican Church on May 24. The choir’s precision and blend were highlighted in three Gabrieli pieces, one of them performed in the round. … Continued

Haydn’s Creation – A Sydnopsis

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Watch the video to discover how Haydn’s first visit to London in 1791 set in motion the events that would lead to one of his most famous masterpieces, The Creation. In his typical style (informative though slightly tongue in cheek?), … Continued

Singers Learn to Dance!

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Catch a video of the Peterborough Singers rehearsing for the Soul concert (Saturday, February 28). Singer Bridget Foley and pianist Rob Phillips are there to help the choir get its groove on! [button type=”simple_button_link” url=”http://www.peterboroughsingers.com/tickets/buy-tickets/” target=”on” ]Buy Tickets[/button] You can … Continued