Booking for guest singers will be available online from sometime in June 2021. If you have sung with us before we aim to contact you by email… Read more “How do I book to sing?”
How much does it cost?
The Handel Israel in Egypt weekend is $130. You need to provide your own musical score. The cost includes the rehearsals and concert on the 16 and… Read more “How much does it cost?”
Who will the soloists and orchestra be?
We will announce soloists closer to the date. We will have full orchestra led by professional musicians with years of orchestral experience. The Blue Mountains are fortunate… Read more “Who will the soloists and orchestra be?”
Which choruses will we sing?
The original work was performed in three parts. Handel dropped Part1 from subsequent performances. We will perform the other two parts, which are now commonly known as… Read more “Which choruses will we sing?”
What is the weekend timetable?
Timing to be confimed. All enrolled singers must sing both days Saturday 16 October 2021 Phillips Hall, Gardiner Crescent, Blackheath 9:00-10:00 Sign in 10:00-13:00 Rehearsal (inc tea… Read more “What is the weekend timetable?”
I want to rehearse. What are my options?
We will provide access on this website to rehearsal resources for Israel in Egypt which will be available to singers once they have booked. If you have… Read more “I want to rehearse. What are my options?”
Where can I buy audience tickets?
The performance is on Sunday 17 October 2021. Timing is to be finalised Audience tickets will be available online – click here – and once you have… Read more “Where can I buy audience tickets?”
Can I use my own copy of the score?
Phoenix Choir will be singing from the G Schirmer edition, which is the same as Petrucci and as the score on IMSLP. We recommend that you use… Read more “Can I use my own copy of the score?”
What should I wear to perform?
For the Sunday performance: White on top (with long sleeves) and black on the bottom Black socks/stockings and shoes. Black bow ties for men. No jackets. Music… Read more “What should I wear to perform?”
How do I get to the venue?
The Phillips Hall is part of the Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre as shown on the map below. It is across the main road from Blackheath Railway Station. … Read more “How do I get to the venue?”
Am I in Choir 1 or Choir 2? Can I perform next to my friends?
There is minimal difference in range between the first choir or the second choir so this is not a question of whether you are, say, a high… Read more “Am I in Choir 1 or Choir 2? Can I perform next to my friends?”
What are your policies for children?
We require singers to be at least 16 years of age and cannot take responsibility for anyone of a younger age. Similarly there are no resources to… Read more “What are your policies for children?”
Once you have signed up, we will communicate other information, like stands and sits, closer to the event. If you have any other questions please contact us… Read more “Other questions?”
What is your approach to Covid?
This event has been arranged on the basis that NSW Health Orders or other government regulations will allow an event of this nature to take in October… Read more “What is your approach to Covid?”