The Cathedral welcomes choirs from all over the world to sing at its services, when its own choirs are out of residence. Choirs can sing for a whole week in the summer months (usually end of July through to the end of August), although these often get booked at least a year in advance. Week long residencies begin on Tuesday and end with Choral Evensong on Sunday. Occasionally it is possible to sing for a single evening service at other times of the year, when the Cathedral Choir, or the Cathedral Singers are away recording or giving a concert. Choirs who are interested in coming to Christ Church for such a residency are asked to contact the Precentor firstname.lastname@example.org. Please give details of your choir's name, personnel, repertory and possible dates of a visit. He will take your request to the Dean and Chapter, who invite all choirs to the cathedral. A CD or tape cassette of the choir in action, with examples of its repertory, is extremely helpful for the Chapter as well.
We currently have the following dates available for choirs to sing services during August (2014):
Tuesday 12th (Choral Evensong)
Wednesday 13th (Choral Evensong)
Thursday 14th (Choral Eucharist)
Wednesday 27th (Choral Evensong)
Thursday 28th (Sung Eucharist)
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