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July’s Round-Up of Classical Events

Sunday, 1 July kicks off the month with two very different offerings. The Paddock Singers perform the ethereal Fauré Requiem plus his Cantique de Jean Racine, and then change styles for Bob Chilcott’s A Little Jazz Mass. The latter, a … Continue reading

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Interview: Helen Glavin and The Phoenix Cantata

Helen, your Phoenix Cantata has its first public showcase performance here in Lewes on 19th May.  Would you tell us a little bit about the subject of it and how you came to write it? I was originally inspired to … Continue reading

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Paddock Singers sing in Christmas to full house

There’s that undefinable something that happens (or doesn’t happen) at some point every year that hits the heart and says to you, “Mmm, feels like Christmas.”  That happened for me and I suspect for many in the St John Sub … Continue reading

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December 2011 Round-Up

The Lewes winter chills can best be warded off with plenty of musical comfort foods––Handel’s Messiah, for instance, being performed by the East Sussex Bach Choir. The orchestra, The Baroque Collective, lead by the very talented Alison Bury, play on … Continue reading

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Gounod’s ‘Mireille’ comes to Lewes

Fancy a hot romantic summer in Provence? Throw in a few ghosts, a witch and a tragic ending for the soprano––along with some splendid music, of course––and you’ve got Gounod’s opera, Mireille. Widely reputed to be Gounod’s magnum opus, which … Continue reading

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Ladies Night at the Opera with The Paddock Singers

The Paddock Singers’ “Ladies Night at the Opera” last evening at Pelham House in Lewes was a very pleasant affair, mostly due to two factors: fine and sensible programming and a group of exuberant women filled with the joy of singing. … Continue reading

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