Call for singers

Singing Shakespeare

Sunday 23 October 2016, 10.30am-4.30pm
Phoenix Centre, Newton Dee, Aberdeen

Come and join in the global celebrations of 400 years since William Shakespeare’s death with a day singing songs written and inspired by him. The day will bed lead by renowned choral conductor David Wordsworth, who is also the Artistic Director of the Singing Shakespeare project.

All singers are welcome although some experience of singing in a choir and the ability to read music will useful for the day. We will be singing from the Novello Shakespeare Collection. Hire copies will be provided on the day and singers can also purchase the book to keep at the end of the day. Other repertoire will include songs from West Side Story and newly composed songs commissioned especially for the Singing Shakespeare festival. Check them out on The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust website.

"David is the very best kind of expert - one who wants to share the gift of communal singing with as many people as possible." Howard Goodall, Composer and broadcaster

To take part in this singing day please download the booking form below and return it by email or post to sound. We will then send you a booking confirmation which you should bring along with you on the day.

For further information, please contact Ellen Thomson on 01330 826526 or email

Singing Shakespeare is brought to you by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust as part of our celebrations of Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary.

With grateful support from the Aberdeen Endowments Trust.

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