09:00 singer registration and distribution of music (music hire is included in the workshop fee). At ALMA CHURCH, St John's Road, Clifton BS8 2ES
09:30 warm-ups and morning rehearsals. Matt will guide us through his Requiem, note-bashing and part-learning.
11:00 mid-morning break, and move to All Saints Church (a 5 minute walk away).
11:30 rehearsals at All Saints Church, accompanied by Jonathan Hope (Assistant Director of Music, Gloucester Cathedral)
13:00 break for lunch. You'll find a wide selection of cafés and coffee shops nearby.
14:30 - 17:30 afternoon rehearsal, with cellist George Owen, Jonathan Hope at the organ, and our professional soloists.
19:00 - 20:00 concert performance. You'll sing Matthew's Requiem in an atmospheric concert at All Saints. Our soloists will perform items during the first half hour of the concert
Workshop tickets (£20) includes all music hire for the day.
Audience tickets (£10) for the evening concert can also be purchased using the booking link below.
Vocal scores will available to borrow on the day, or can be purchased for £7 in advance.
Under 18s welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.
There is plentiful free (unrestricted) parking on the residential streets around All Saints and Alma Church.
No. 8 bus from Temple Meads (every 10-15 mins) to Alma Vale (100 yards from All Saints).
No. 505 bus from Long Ashton Park & Ride / Southmead Hospital to Bristol Zoo (10 mins walk from All Saints)
Clifton Down Railway Station (7 mins walk)
Bristol Temple Meads + no.8 bus to Alma Road
One of England's most iconic modernist churches, in the vibrant setting of Clifton. It possesses a fine and intimate acoustic for choral singing, and is bathed in a colourful glow from its John Piper stained glass windows.
PLEASE NOTE: we will begin the morning sessions at nearby Alma Church, moving to All Saints once their morning Mass has finished.