Evensong is easily my favourite of all liturgies. I was thrilled to get one last opportunity to sing the ancient service with Taplow Youth Choir.
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Taplow Youth Choir
A barbecue for tour members (and a few members of the choir’s alumni) brought the choir back together after, ahem, just four days apart. So what have we learnt after Taplow’s latest social function?
Andrew Burdett, just back from a choir tour of South Bohemia and Prague, reflects on the beginning of the end of his Taplow Youth Choir membership.
Watch the video of Taplow Youth Choir’s leavers performing a specially-rewritten version of The Road Home, celebrating their time in the choir and on tour.
The thrill of receiving a box of 500 A4 booklets, 2,000 sheets of finest 170gsm silk-printed paper, presenting the world a design that came off your little computer in a corner of your bedroom? It gets me every time.
In this, the tenth anniversary concert of Taplow Choirs, there were all of the organisation’s traditions. As usual, a broad programme carried an eclectic range of music, from sacred to spiritual. A possibly slightly ill-rehearsed dance, to a lively African number, nonetheless attracted huge applause. And, as ever, parents fanned themselves madly; a vain attempt to relieve themselves of the insane heat.
Taplow Youth Choir – of which I am a member – tonight sang choral evensong at St George’s Chapel, Windsor. A quality performance, it delighted one tourist.
As everyone knows, 2012’s London Olympics begin next week with the Opening Ceremony on Friday (27 July), though the games themselves get underway this Wednesday with Women’s Football. However, what slightly fewer people are...