It takes more than a pandemic to stop members of Windsor and Eton Choral Society from making music - even if they do have to do it 'virtually'.

Members have not been able to sing together for nine months thanks to the pandemic.

Instead they have been taking part in virtual rehearsals on Zoom - working with accompanist John Halsey and their conductor Tim Johnson on alternative weeks.

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They have worked all the way through Mendelssohn’s Elijah culminating in a full virtual run through and are now rehearsing the Brahms German Requiem in the same way and singing it in German.

It is quite a challenge.

Vice-chairman Chris Aitken said: "Tim Johnson has arranged a number of guest celebrity singers and teachers to warm up the choir each week which has been fantastic.

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"So the Society is working hard behind the scenes preparing for the first concert after Covid, which hopefully will be as soon as allowable in 2021.

"This has been such a difficult time for all members and supporters But they have been doing their best to provide some joy each week in the middle of Covid."