If you would like to sing with Bob Chilcott, there are many opportunities for singing days and festivals both for individuals and for choirs. Forthcoming dates are listed below please follow the link to talk with the organiser of the event which interests you. In case of problems, or to invite Bob to work with your singers, email Val Withams or call +44 (0)1494 866389, to discuss the options.
2018
October 2018
6

Shrewsbury

In preparation for the world première of Move him into the sun on Sunday 4 November, Bob conducts a workshop day for participants. Honouring the centenary of the death of Wilfred Owen, this work is placed in a concert of other musical settings of the first world war poet, in Shrewsbury's Theatre Severn.

20

Corbridge

Come and Sing in Corbridge with the North East RSCM.

23-30

Osaka

Bob returns to Japan for concerts in Osaka celebrating the 80th birthday Mr Keiichi Assai, conductor of the celebrated Kyoto Echo Choir. Includes the world première of Because it was you, newly composed for the birthday celebrations.

November 2018
4

Shrewsbury

Bob conducts the world première of the new commission, Move him into the sun, which sets poetry by Wilfred Owen to mark the centenary of his death, just days before the armistice. Massed choirs from the Shropshire area are brought together by Shrewsbury Bookfest, with instrumentalists from Shrewsbury School. The concert takes place in Theatre Severn.

8 - 11

Toronto

Bob conducts a residency with the Toronto Children's Choir, culminating with a concert on Sunday 11 November.

24

Great Missenden
10.00 – 4.30

Come and Sing with Bob in the Parish Church of Great Missenden in Buckinghamshire, exploring music for Advent and Christmas. Wenceslas is an eight-movement work newly arranged for choir and brass quintet, and is paired with The Advent Candle and Jesus, Springing.

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December 2018
1 - 2

Delft

Come and Sing morning at Koorschool Delft exploring music suitable for Christmas. In the afternoon, experienced singers are invited to form a chamber choir to rehearse for a concert on Sunday. Download Come and Sing flyer or Workshop Flyer

7

Huddersfield

Bob conducts the Huddersfield Choral Society's Christmas concert. The choir is joined by Black Dyke Band for an uplifting start to the Christmas season.

15 - 16

Bob and John Rutter share the conducting for the BBC Singers' Christmas concerts in Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, and in the Barbican Centre.

2019
January 2019
19

Leeds College of Music Come and Sing
Focussing on the work for multiple choirs composed for Age UK's Campaign to End Loneliness, The Voyage. Online booking available.

24-26

Texas Lutheran University residency
Including Youth Choir Festival.

February 2019
9

Burton Joyce Choral Society (Notts) Come and Sing
All-Chilcott repertoire including Gloria and The Lily and the Rose.

16

Chiltern Arts (Oxfordshire) Come and Sing
All-Chilcott repertoire including Five Days that Changed the World and Evening Hymn.

March 2019
9

ABCD North West (Chester) Come and Sing
Repertoire including Like a Singing Bird and Five Days that Changed the World.

22-27

NFM, Wroclaw (Poland) recording sessions For Signum Records.

April 2019
6

Lea Singers, Harpenden Come and Sing

14

Heinz College Chapel Choir World première.
Burford Singers concert
Bob conducts Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem and Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs

27

Abingdon Come and Sing

May 2019
12

The Really Big Chorus concert
Bob conducts Verdi Requiem at The Royal Albert Hall

17-19

British Columbia Choral Federation (Canada) residency
Chorfest 2019 in Kimberley, BC

25

Three Choirs Gloucester Come and Sing
Singing and repertoire day including a preview of the new Christmas Oratorio

June 2019
8

Limerick Sings International Choral Festival Big Sing

26-31

Crescent City Choral Festival, New Orleans festival and concert
Including the world première of Samba Mass

July 2019
16-22

NFM, Wroclaw (Poland) residency
Youth choirs festival

26

Sherborne School Summer School guest conductor

August 2019
1

Three Choirs Festival, Gloucester concert
World première of Christmas Oratorio

   

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