The Big Sing
19th January 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rehearsal 2-4.30pm (chorus registration from 1.15pm)
The Big Sing is a major focus of this season’s programme for the New Cambridge Singers. This event brings together singers from all over the region and allows to us to raise significant funds for our charity partner – this year we are working with CPSL Mind. New Cambridge Singers would like to invite your choir’s members to come and take part, and I hope you can forward this e mail to them to encourage them to join us.
Graham Walker will be directing the massed choir and the Sinfonia of Cambridge in Fauré’s Requiem, as well as his Cantique de Jean Racine and Mozart’s Ave Verum Corpus. Three much loved works, which many of you will know.
At our last Big Sing, we had over 400 singers and NCS was able to donate £7000 for Macmillan Cancer Care. This year we are hoping to raise a similar amount for CPSL Mind. As a choral singer you will be well aware of the fantastic benefit singing together brings to our mental well-being, and so we are thrilled that this singing event will be able to raise money for such a relevant cause. CPSL Mind is the local mental health charity for Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire with whom NCS has been working for the past season. Whilst much of the work of CPSL Mind is funded by the public health authorities, we want to help them raise money for the vital extra costs of The Sanctuary. This provides a safe place for individuals experiencing an emotional or mental health crisis, who are over the age of 16. It offers practical and emotional support in a warm, welcoming and friendly environment.
Do please help us raise money for this fantastic cause, and come and enjoy a great afternoon’s music making.
Singers should book in advance if they can at Cambridge Live. 01223 357851 or go to https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/tickets/events/big-sing
Tickets are £20, and this includes all the music for the day.
People who just want to come to the performance can buy a ticket on the door of the church only, not in advance, for £10.