News & Reviews

Post-Event Statement – Singing Day with Bob Chilcott

Our Singing Day with Bob Chilcott - was a remarkable, joyous, uplifting, rewarding, and thoroughly marvellous day. We sold out of our 100 (covid-safe venue capacity) tickets, with a large proportion being to singers and members of other choirs on the Island, and...

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Thank You To All – Singing Day with Bob Chilcott

Enormous thanks to Bob Chilcott and all participants for a wonderful Singing Day yesterday. It was an absolutely super day, to all join together, and be guided with such inspiration, encouragement and insight from Bob, in singing some of his most uplifting pieces: The...

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Autumn Term Rehearsals

Our next rehearsal is on Monday 6th September. We are back in our usual venue and back to our usual time.... Monday evenings - 7.30 to 9.30pm - Island Innovation, VI Form Campus, St James’ Street Newport PO30 1LJ Looking forward to being back singing together again...

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Press Release – Singing Day with Bob Chilcott

Calling all singers! Bob Chilcott - Britain’s favourite choral composer - is coming to the Island, to direct the Isle of Wight Cantata Choir’s Singing Day, at St Catherine’s Church, Ventnor on Saturday 11th September. Anyone who is even remotely interested in choral...

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Restarting Choir Rehearsals

We appreciate that the majority of our 100 members are very keen to re-start singing as soon as possible, even throughout our usual Summer break. On 19th July, the Government Roadmap for lifting lockdown, is due to move to Step 4 – which allows choirs to return to...

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March Update: Looking Forward To The Easing Of Restrictions

The Choir Committee is fully committed to restarting choir activities as soon as we are able. There are a few uncertainties at the current time, so it is not possible to set specific dates. But as soon as our rehearsal venue is available for use again by external...

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August Update: Awaiting Guidance For Amateur Choirs

Although the choir is currently on Summer Break (Jul-Sep), our Musical Director, Chairman & Committee continue to closely follow the various public discussions regarding the current concerns of group singing - specifically for non-professional choirs, as we are....

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Reschedule of Postponed March 2020 Concert

Unfortunately, and with sadness, our 28th March 2020 concert had to be cancelled 12 days before it was due to take place. However, we were keen that the concert's Programme of Music was only to be postponed, until a future date. We are now able to confirm that our...

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