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Fright Club: Horrortorio goes to school

Thanks to the staff and pupils of St Christopher’s School in Canterbury, who welcomed the solo singers of our current Horrortorio project last Friday.

WP_20160527_001_webSingers Charlotte Webb, Ruth Webster, Joe Prescott, Doug Haycock and Robert Loveless trod the boards of the school’s stage to entertain children and adults with the mock-Baroque oratorio celebrating the marriage of Dracula’s daughter, complete with costumes, props and some effective facial make-up from Doug in particular.

WP_20160527_003_webThe full performance takes place as part of Summer Music Week on Monday 6 June at 5pm for an in-the-round concert in Colyer-Fergusson Hall, for which the singers will be joined by members of the Cecilian Choir, smoke and mirrors. See you then – if you dare…

All fright on the night: Horrortorio in rehearsal

In the week of the composer’s ninetieth birthday, fittingly rehearsals are in progress for our production of Horrortorio, Joseph Horowitz’s mock-Baroque comic oratorio, celebrating the marriage of Dracula’s daughter to the son of Frankenstein.

Ruth Webster; Charlotte Webb; Doug Haycock; Robert Loveless; Joe Prescott

A small group of fiends, sorry, soloists will be joined by members of the Cecilian Choir for an in-the-round performance during Summer Music Week, on Monday 6 June at 5pm, complete with smoke and mirrors, as we transform the concert-hall into a ghoul-frequented wedding party.

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Pictures above from the recent soloist’s dress rehearsal; join us in two weeks to be transported to Dracula’s grim castle…