Robert Parsons

Even after many years of choral singing, there’s a surprise at discovering a new piece, and sometimes a new composer.   This term we have been introduced to Robert Parsons, an exceptional early English composer who died in his 30s, drowning in the swollen River Trent in Nottinghamshire in 1571/2. He was a contemporary of […]

Improving our singing

As those of us who have been in choirs for a while know, there’s a lot more to singing than, err, just singing.  And the more that’s understood about it all, the more pleasurable it becomes.   With that aim in mind, Cantilena hosted a “polish up your singing” workshop, led by one of the […]