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Bearsden Choir
Bearsden Choir
Virtual Vivaldi

Virtual Vivaldi

Why we need your help

Since we last met in person in March 2020 Bearsden Choir has striven to keep our choir alive and thriving.

We understand the importance of making music together, not only for community and enjoyment but also to support the needs and mental health of our members and audiences alike, during this awful Covid pandemic.

Initially, during the first lockdown, the Choir met weekly by Zoom concentrating on vocal warm-ups and fun quizzes. Over the subsequent months this evolved into online rehearsals and ‘inspire’ sessions followed by a first venture into online production. This produced two movements from our cancelled Mendelssohn's Elijah concert with more than 90 members of the Choir uploading videos of themselves singing alone in their homes. The resulting videos of ‘He that shall endure to the end’ and ‘He, watching over Israel’ can be found on the Choir’s YouTube Channel.

Recognising that there will be no in-person concerts this season the Choir has decided to embark on a truly unique project. This combines live and virtual recordings to create an online performance of the whole of Gloria by Vivaldi. To this end professional soloists and musicians from the McOpera ensemble recorded the work, in its entirety, at The Trades Hall of Glasgow. The members of Bearsden Choir are currently busy recording and uploading their individual parts for every chorus from their homes.

Please support us in this exciting project by donating whatever you are able to help us bring this magical work to life on Bearsden Choir’s YouTube Channel on Sunday, 30 May 2021.

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Supporters

Sep 06, 2021

Anon

20.00

Jun 20, 2021

Angela Palmer

Congratulations on an excellent and most enjoyable performance

20.00
(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Jun 14, 2021

Jacqui S

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Jun 06, 2021

Anonymous

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Jun 06, 2021

anonymous

Glorious music and performance. A lifelong friend is in the Choir. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Can't wait until we can sing again in choirs in person and go to live performances. Thank you so much.

20.00
(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Jun 05, 2021

anonymous

Great concert! Thank you


Jun 05, 2021

Linda McLauchlan

20.00
(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Jun 04, 2021

KF

What an amazing achievement. I had to miss choir this year so to see so many familiar faces 'geein' it laldy ' was great. Looking forward to when we can sing together again in person.

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Jun 03, 2021

Chris Dingwall

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Jun 01, 2021

Ruth Ann Jones

Thank you Bearsden Choir for such a lovely performance of the Vivaldi Gloria! I'm now listening for the third time!

20.00

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