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Play & Sing Events

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Every year, we welcome over 100 musicians to play and sing with Spires Music as we learn a work from scratch in just one day. We rehearse during the morning and afternoon and then, under the guidance of our Music Director Jack Lovell-Huckle, we give an informal performance for our friends and family. We've previously tackled works including Shostakovich 5th Symphony, Brahms' A German Requiem, Handel's Messiah and Schubert's Mass in Ab.

23 September 2023: Orchestra Play Day -
Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake

On Saturday 23 September, Spires Philharmonic Orchestra will be hosting a Play day, exploring Tchaikovsky's iconic ballet Swan Lake. Do join us.
Our conductor will be Jack Lovell-Huckle, Spires Chorus Director and current CBSO Assistant Conductor. The orchestra will be led by our professional leader, Alistair Kennedy.
Registration is from 9:30am, rehearsals starting at 10am.

Day places: £20 (students £5)

The day will end with an informal run through at 4:30pm and we welcome anyone to come and be our audience, free of charge.

Tea/Coffee will be available during regular breaks for a small charge. Please bring some lunch. Our now famous afternoon teas will be provided as usual before the final informal performance.

All we ask is that instrumentalists bring a music stand. Music parts are available on the day. Practice parts are available in advance on request. The venue is United Reformed Church, 83 Baginton Rd, Coventry, CV3 6FP where there is ample free parking and easy access.

Full event information and and register your place in advance of the day HERE.

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