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Come and Sing: Haydn’s Nelson Mass

  • Saturday 23 February 2019 - 10am - 3pm
  • The Stoller Hall
  • £16.35

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  • Participatory singing event with public performance to follow
  • HAYDN Mass No. 11 in D minor 'Missa in Angustiis'

A Main Event in the first Manchester Vocal Weekend

Join Marcus Farnsworth and singers from Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) to join in ‘arguably Haydn’s greatest single composition’, his Missa in Angustiis or Mass for Troubled Times.

Written during the turbulent Napoleonic era, its elaborate harmonies follow closely after The Creation, premièred earlier the same year in 1798.

Rehearse with Marcus from 10am-1pm, followed by a lunch break and informal performance at 2pm which will be open to members of the public free of charge.


20% discount, and free entry to any masterclass, when you book this and one other Vocal Weekend Main Event
30% discount, and free entry to any masterclass, when you book this event and both other Vocal Weekend Main Events

We will rehearse using the New Novello Choral Edition of the Nelson Mass
We’re grateful to Forsyths, Manchester, for offering participants a 15% discount on this edition, reducing its price to £6.76.
Purchase online at Forsyths using the discount code on your ticket.


Participants should be able to read music, and should be confident in performing with a part choir. The recommended minimum age is 16, although experienced younger singers are welcome with parental supervision. Please book a free ‘accompanying adult’ ticket to help us plan refreshments.

Refreshments are included. You are welcome to bring your own lunch or to visit local shops.

9am – Venue opens
9.30am – Registration opens
9.45am – Warm up
10am – Rehearsal
11.30am – Tea and coffee break (drinks will be provided)
11.45am – Rehearsal
1pm – Lunch (lunch is not provided)
2pm – Informal performance


Prices listed are inclusive of 9% booking fees

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