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Market Harborough Choral Society

Registered Charity: 105716 Founded: 1967


Our 50th Anniversary Come and Sing on

Saturday 17 March 2018 at

Jubilee Hall, Congregational Church, Bowden Lane,

Market Harborough LE16 7FA

from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm.


The day will be led by Bob Chilcott and we will be singing his compositions:

The Real of Heart (UK premiere);

Five Days that Changed the World;


and, because it is St Patrick’s Day, Irish Blessing



£20 Adult registration

£8 Student registration (full time education)



Audience members are invited to attend (free of charge) to listen to the music we have been working on during the day. Refreshments will be available from 3.40 pm before the performance at 4.00 pm. Please reserve audience seats when you book singing places; by contacting Angela Zemlak on 07792 021760 or emailing webmaster@harboroughchoral.org



All music will be provided and there will be an opportunity to buy scores at the end of the day. If you don’t wish to buy any of the music, please remember to hand the scores back at the end of the day.



Hot and cold drinks will be provided at Registration, in the morning and afternoon breaks and at lunchtime. Please bring your own packed lunch or you can visit the local shops, pubs or hotels which are within walking distance.


Car parking:

The Council car park is next to the Jubilee Hall on the corner of Bowden Lane and Burnmill Road. Charges for the whole day are £4 per vehicle.


To register:

Please click here for the registration form


To pay:

Send your payment online or by cheque:

Payment online:

Sort code 40-32-04; Account 01088939

Reference: C&S plus your surname and initial ie C&S Zemlak A

Payment by cheque:

Cheques should be made payable to Market Harborough Choral

Society and posted to Angela Zemlak, 21 Park Drive, Market

Harborough LE16 7BB


Any queries please contact Angela Zemlak on 07792 021760 or email webmaster@harboroughchoral.org


We look forward to seeing you there.

Bob Chilcott


described by The Observer as “a contemporary hero of British Choral Music”, Bob has become one of the most widely performed composers of choral music in the world. He has a large catalogue of works published by Oxford University Press which reflects his wide taste in music styles and his commitment to writing music that is both singable and communicative.


Over the past 18 years Bob has worked with many thousands of singers in Britain through a continuing series of Singing Days throughout the country. Between 1997 and 2004 he was conductor of the choir of The Royal College of Music in London, and since 2002 he has been Principal Guest Conductor of the BBC Singers.


Timetable **


9.30 am Registration & Welcome

with hot & cold drinks


10.15 am Sing


11.30 am Break

with hot & cold drinks


11.50am Sing


1.05 pm Break for lunch

with hot & cold drinks


2.20 pm Sing


3.40 pm Break

with refreshments & cakes

Doors open for audience to

join the celebrations


4.00 pm Performance


** Start time is confirmed but sessions, breaks and performance times are provisional