Location – check
How to get there and park – aaaaah check
How to actually find the theatre – aaaaah check
Finding where the basses are sitting and not the tenors – check
Finding out that I am singing Bass and not Tenor – double check, wipe sweat off brow, etc, etc…
Then we started to sing Handel!
The rehearsal started with each of the sections sitting in a circle by them selves while Duff started listening to how we blended as sections – and had us do the same. We had five pieces to sing this afternoon and we did 6. I think for the first rehearsal Duff was pleased as we did start getting our collective acts together.
Pieces worked on:
- 7. And he shall purify (of course)
- 12. For unto us
- 41. Let us break their bonds
- 51. But thanks be to God (new)
- 53. Worthy is the lamb
- 46. Since by man came death
Biggest issue of the afternoon – finding another rehearsal time to move to for the 22nd as there was a concert for the Greystone Singers that conflicted. No joy at this time. Then there was an issue with Dec 6 so…