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The Sixteen Choral Workshop, July 2019
The Sixteen Choral Workshop: MacMillan and Sheppard Saturday 13th July, 1 - 4pm A message from Amanda MacLeod, Education and Outreach Manager of The Sixteen The Sixteen are returning to Carlisle for their Choral Pilgrimage Concert on Thursday 11th of July at the Cathedral. For the first time, on Saturday 13th July they are running a choral workshop in the afternoon. Choral Workshops are led (on this occasion) by Libby Crabtree and singer and practical scholar Sally Dunkley. Read more

Bach St. Matthew Passion, October 2018
Bach St. Matthew Passion A number of members of Wigton Choral Society joined forces with Cockermouth Harmonic Society and choirs from the University of Cumbria and Cockermouth School on Sunday 21st October 2018 in a truly immersive and memorable performance of the St. Matthew Passion at St John’s Church in Workington. The event was part of the English Touring Opera series of the great works of Bach. ETO soloists and the Old String Band, a London-based period instrument ensemble, joined with our local singers, all under the baton of Conductor Jonathan Peter Kenny, to provide a wonderful experience, well-received by a large audience. Read more