for a day
Come sing Fauré’s Requiem with us!
When: Saturday, June 22, at 10-5pm.
Where: American Cathedral in Paris, 23 Avenue George V, 75008 Paris
* You will need to register for this event so we can plan accordingly for numbers and voice part distribution! Registration details to follow closer to the event date.
Following up on our success of last year, the Paris Choral Society is hosting another singing day of Fauré’s Requiem, led by Zachary Ullery, Canon of Music at the American Cathedral and Music Director of the PCS. If you’ve ever seen Zach in action at a Sunday service at the cathedral, or at a PCS Messiah SingAlong, you’ll know that he is an extremely professional and fun choir director who can bring out the best in any of us!
Accompaniment will be by Andrew Dewar (American Cathedral organist and PCS accompanist) and we will be joined by two professional soloists.
This year we will host the day on Saturday, June 22.
The day will start with checkin at 9:30am, and singing will be as of 10:00am. The workshop will be all day from 10am – 5pm with mid morning & afternoon breaks, and one for lunch. Coffee/tea/ water and light snacks will be provided for the breaks but please bring your own packed lunch.
Singing sessions throughout the day will end in a concert in the magnificent setting of the American Cathedral at 6pm.
Participation in the workshop & concert is 30€. Workshop places are limited so you will need to register early to avoid disappointment! Registration details to follow soon.
We’ll sing from the Oxford Fauré Requiem score (pictured here),
but for those who do not wish to purchase one here is an out-of-copyright score (click to download) with the same measure numbers.
Whether you know the work well or are singing it for the first time, this is a wonderful opportunity to develop your singing skills, learn more about the Requiem, enjoy meeting other singers (including members of PCS) and experience the pleasure of singing in a large choir. A range of experience and ability is welcome, but you will need to be able to read music.
Audio practice files (click here) to learn the notes before the workshop are here.
No special concert dress required for the singers.
Although audience entrance to the concert is free, they will be asked to make a donation. We will be advertising the concert in many of our usual publicity locations and make sure to tell your friends about the concert too!
Please contact us if you have any questions.