Vermont voices in harmony

NORTHERN Harmony, the world music choir from Vermont, has three concerts in Dorset in March, starting with a concert and workshop at Springhead, Fontmell Magna on Thursday 21st, with Artsreach.

There is a singing workshop from 4-6pm, followed by the concert at 7.30pm at the village’s St Andrew’s Church.

Over the weekend 22nd to 24th March, Northern Harmony will lead a residential singing weekend at Magdalen Farm at Winsham, and there is a second Artsreach date, on the Friday evening, 23rd, at 8pm at Wootton Fitzpaine Village Hall.

On Tuesday 26th, the choir will give a workshop at St Peter’s Church, Dorchester, at 6.30pm, followed by a concert at 8pm.

Northern Harmony is a choir of 14 young singers, with a repertoire that includes a wide mix of world harmony traditions including South African songs and dances, traditional polyphony from Georgia, Corsica and the Balkans, American shape-note singing and quartet gospel, as well as renaissance motets.

There is also a New Forest concert, at Bramshaw village hall on Wednesday 27th at 7.30pm.