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Polyphonic Choir

Psalterium

Welcome to the Website of the Polyphonic Choir "Psalterium".
This page is a simpler english version of the italian main site and
is meant to let you know who we are and what we do.

| English Page Created: August, 12th.2001.- E.V.| Untitled Last Updated: nov 17th 2018 |


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who we are

The Polyphonic Choir Psalterium is a group of amateur singers who first met in January 1999 to sing together in the Baptistery of San Giovanni in Laterano.
We are now about 20 (and are recruiting new singers): some of us have different previous choir experiences, some others have begun to learn music joining the Psalterium. The Conductor, M°Andrea Savo, has graduated from the Conservatoire, and since has attended several courses on various aspects of ancient and vocal music, held by G. Acciai, M.Boschini, and M.Verde.

Our performances are dedicated both to sacred music, at the two traditional meetings of the Christmas and Easter Concerts; and to secular music concerts, which vary each year their seat and contents.

Every year, a festival called "May in the Baptistery" is held in the Baptistery. We ask other choirs to perform and illustrate a different aspect of sacred music. The 8th edition took place in 2007. [To know more about our Rassegna have a look at the Festival page.]
The authors in our Repertoire range from the 14th to the 19th century. We sing -mostly- a cappella polyphonic music from the Renaissance, but also baroque or romantic pieces accompanied by the strings quartet or by the organ.
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COMING SOON:
TimeEventperforming
12/09/2018
19.30
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15/12/2018
19.30
Christmas ConcertDetails..
16/12/2018
20.30
CONCERTDetails..
16/12/2018
20.30
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SING!

If you would like to join us, please feel free to come and meet us:

When

Rehearsals on MONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS at 8.30 p.m.

Where

Send us an Email to know how and when to meet us.

JOIN US!

We are looking for new members, young voices with some music knowledge. Previous music experiences, choir singing or playing an istrument , are welcomed. Especially when covering pieces included in our Repertoire

Please Note: REHEARSHALS ARE HELD IN ITALIAN, therefore we would appreciate basic notions of the language from you (just plain speaking, no literary achievements!), as well as committment in attending the rehearsals.

Do contact us

to know how to find us, and for any questions you might have.


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