Extracts from review of a summer concert
“Cantanti Camerati delighted their audience with a varied programme of songs across the centuries…..”
“The choir sang [madrigals from ‘The Triumphs of Oriana’] in a celebration of Elizabeth II’s 90th year – ‘Long live fair Oriana’.”
Of a Stanford partsong, “The choir created ‘sound pictures’….with a moving climax…”
Of Vaughan Williams’ Three Shakespeare Songs, “the atmospheric piece, Full Fathom Five….a demanding piece for singers, beautifully sung by the choir.”
“…captivated by such a beautifully put together summer concert.”
“Please come and sing for us again!”
Cantanti Camerati is a chamber choir that specialises in performing unaccompanied English music. We are also known for the wide range of music that we tackle - from band-accompanied Broadway shows to opera excerpts. The choir was formed in 1968, is based in Richmond-upon-Thames and rehearses on Thursday evenings at St James's Church, St James's Road, Hampton Hill, TW12 1DQ.
Tomorrow’s rehearsal will be slightly different to normal. It will be led by Rosalind Ridout, who is a Dalcroze Eurhythmics Specialist , applying it to her work as educator, performer and researcher. She uses Dalcroze in music education and performance contexts, as a Dalcroze teacher in the Junior Department at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and in classroom music teaching. As a performer, Rosalind is a founding member of SHOAL, an ensemble which specialises in experimental and collaborative performance, and Endelienta Baroque, with whom she plays baroque flute. She is also a PhD candidate at the Royal Northern College of Music; her research explores the relationships between Dalcroze Eurhythmics and eco-literacy; understanding the essence of both disciplines, and understanding how they are, and can be, shaped by one another.
We welcome guests to this rehearsal - 7:30pm, St James' Church, Hampton Hill
Musical Director and Conductor