Today, 26th September, is the 75th Anniversary of the death of Béla Bartók, one of the most important composers of the 20th Century and one of Hungary’s greatest sons. There will be Bartók commemorations around the world today: click on the link below to hear JCS performing the last of his Four Hungarian Folksongs...
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We are very sorry to share the news of the death of our founding Chair and life force, Rosemary Day, who died on Friday 18th September after a fierce and determined battle with cancer. Peter Broadbent writes: ‘The Joyful Company would not have existed without Rosemary. I remember the energy and commitment she gave...
The JCS joins lovers of choral music around the world in wishing our Vice President John Rutter CBE a very happy 75th birthday on 24th September! Listen to us performing his ‘Hymn to the Creator of Light’, a track from our ‘Sing Joyfully’ CD:
Read about our new Vice-President, Judith Bingham OBE, and some more about of our plans for when the JCS can re-start getting together – click on this link: Newsletter June 2020 Stay in touch – if you want to receive future seasonal newsletters by direct email, please click on this link: join distribution
We are delighted to announce that Judith Bingham OBE has agreed to become one of our Vice-Presidents. We have had a long relationship with Judith since performing and recording her Water lilies as part of ‘a Garland for Linda’ in 1999, and we were delighted to be invited to give the first performance of...