So, the Beatles extravaganza is done– and I am relieved. It was a lot of work and I’m ready for a break (and some new music). But I will say this, I also have a bit of a sad because Sunday’s performance was so bloody good!
Overall, all three concerts went very well. Friday’s performance was energetic, but there were a few bobbles here and there. Saturday went better for the chorus as a whole, but the crowd was kind of dead and I think I personally could have done better. And then Sunday’s performance was… Magnificent.
The chorus was relaxed yet energetic, and the performance was infused with fun. The crowd was way into the show and very appreciative. Every song went really well and all the solos were pitch perfect. And when we sang “Imagine” (not a Beatles song, but…) the crowd gave us a standing O and there were very few dry eyes on stage. I know I got some dust or something in mine. *sniff*
The whole performance reminded me of why I do music. Which was really a welcome feeling.
The small ensemble I sing in (OutLoud!) also did particularly well on Sunday. Friday and Saturday went well too, but Sunday was the best. And it felt good too. Yes, that’s me third from the left.
So. A good time was had by all. And while it’s nice to be done (mostly done, we have two abbreviated outreach performances in two weeks) it’s also a tad bittersweet.
Oh well. On to the next show!