Stay and Sing is a new online choral initiative designed to keep singers connected, and to help them scratch that choral itch whilst meeting in person isn't possible. Like a regular Come and Sing, we draw together singers from different communities, and let them explore some of the most popular choral works, all from the comfort of their settees!
Our first Stay and Sing, held on 4 April 2020, featured Mozart's Coronation Mass, when 160 singers from around Europe joined us. Our next session focussed on two of Handel's beloved Coronation Anthems, Zadok the Priest and Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened, and our third event, sticking with the coronation anthem theme, concentrated on the uplifting, rousing I Was Glad by Parry, paired with Handel's Hallelujah Chorus and Parry's Jerusalem. Next in the series came Vivaldi's joyous Gloria.
Our next Stay and Sing will be announced soon. If you would like to receive details of future projects, please subscribe below.