Show of Hands have an amazing story to tell about how this beautiful honouring of the soldiers came about. A chance meeting between Steve Knightley and artist Rob Heard grew into a fitting tribute to mark the centenary of this tragic event (read their story: http://www.thesomme19240.co.uk/). After the great feedback SOH had when we joined them at Exmouth pavilions, Xmas 2015, SOH invited us back to sing with them at this landmark event and asked us to do 2 solo numbers, too.
Part 2 of our amazing Autum/Winter term 2015 We were straight back into song learning after our London debut at the Brandenburg Choral Festival. Show Of Hands wanted us to sing on 7 songs in 3 weeks’ time. Steve Knightley was going to be in rehearsal with us on that 3rd week. So.....we had 2 weeks to arrange our parts, learn it all and make it sound right! If we said the pressure was on – that was an understatement! Really bad colds were flying through the choir with a l