News & Reviews

Rehearsal Support: Autumn 2021

Autumn Concert 2021: Sat 23rd October 2021 Requiem Opus 48: Gabriel Fauré Version: Novello: Desmond Ratcliffe: 1993 Practice Support: Choraline / Presto Music  Practice Support: YouTube Practice Support: Choralia   Practice...

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Rehearsal Information: Autumn Term 2021

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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July 2021 Update: 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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August 2020 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 March 2020 Concert

Update Message: Unfortunately, and with sadness, due to the emerging Covid 19 Pandemic, 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...

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Rehearsal Support: Winter Term 2019

Spring Concert 2020: Sat 28th March 2020 Carmina Burana: Carl Orff  Version: Schott: 1998 Information Document: Information Document Carmina Burana Text Translation Document: Carmina Burana Translation Pronunciation Guidance Document: Carmina...

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Concert: 8th December 2019: A Celebration of Christmas

Post Concert Message: A hearty THANK YOU - to everyone who took part in, assisted with and attended our concert this afternoon, at Ryde Methodist Church.We enjoyed singing some fabulous festive pieces:- The Oxen (Johnny Coppin), Ring the Bells (Paul Fincham), A Feast...

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Concert: 5th October 2019: Handel, Haydn & Malabar

Press Release: The new Season for Isle of Wight Cantata Choir opens with an exciting concert at Medina Theatre at 7:30pm on Saturday 5th October 2019. Handel's Four Coronation Anthems and Haydn's Mass 'in time of war' are featured. Local musician, Clive Malabar has...

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Concert: 23rd March 2019: A Festival of Great Choral Music

Concert Review: After the considerable successes of Verdi's Requiem and Karl Jenkins' The Armed Man, how were Isle of Wight Cantata Choir going to top that?Their Concert at All Saints' Church, Ryde on Saturday 23rd March was a real feast of choral classics. Lots to...

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Concert: 24th November 2018: Jenkins & Chilcott

Concert Review: Isle of Wight Cantata Choir, conductor Rachel Tweddle Saturday, 24th November 2018 at the Medina Theatre Isle of Wight Cantata Choir gave a solemn and thought-provoking concert at the Medina Theatre on Saturday, conducted by Rachel Tweddle. Taking...

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