Burnham and Highbridge Choral Society perform at Royal Albert
group of singers from Burnham and Highbridge Choral Society travelled
to London on Sunday (7th July) to take part in an unforgettable
performance at The Royal Albert Hall.
group, pictured, sang with Britain's largest choral society, The
Really Big Chorus, where they performed Verdi's Requiem.
was a very exciting day. The ladies were positioned high up in
the east and west Choir stalls which are to each side of the organ,"
said the society's Julie Skinner.
was very hot up there and scarily steep. While not saying that
crampons were actually needed to get up there and Sherpas to carry
the scores it was quite a climb. The gents fared better a little
Kay was conducting and, as usual, it was a superb day. Lunch on
the grass by the Albert Memorial under the trees provided shade
from the hot sunshine."
after a short walk around Hyde Park some very good places were
found to eat before the evening performance. There were close
to 2,000 singers for this performance. The English Festival Orchestra
were in support and the soloists were superb."
Bunham singers were joined on the trip by some of the Weston-super-Mare