Formed in 2014, we are a group of local people who love to sing, performing mainly a cappella music from the Renaissance to the present day (though we do particularly love the earlier end of our repertoire). We perform three or four concerts a year and believe that it’s more than possible to work on producing the best possible sound and still have a fun and relaxing time – our rehearsals are full of laughter as well as great music.
After last year’s prohibition of a real trip down and up Ebbor Gorge for madrigals, coffee and cake, a socially distanced small-group version took place in 2021. A chance find of a willow statue provided this photo opportunity – too good to be missed!
Despite COVID restrictions the Swans have continued to sing together via Zoom. Of late we have been rehearsing items for our virtual choir concert in place of our traditional Carols and Cake Concert. The Christmas spirit was very much in evidence during our final rehearsal, as the screenshot shows!
The Swan Singers will be at the Bishop’s Palace in Wells on Saturday 14th December as part of the Christmas celebrations ‘Christmas at the Palace’. Between 12.00 noon and 12.45 pm we will be in the Bishop’s Chapel performing some wonderful sacred Christmas music by composers old and new. At 1.15 pm the singers will …