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Leipzig Tour

To end our 2018-19 season around 60 members of the choir, with some additional assistance from Chiswick Choral Society, travelled out to Leipzig for a very enjoyable few days. We performed two concerts of English and American music.

Bristol Choral Society seeks Choral Scholars for 2019-20

These scholarships are ideal for aspiring professional singers wishing to develop their choral singing and sight-reading, or in preparation for university choral scholarships, and as a means of broadening repertoire knowledge. The scholarships will run from October 2019 until June 2020 and are worth £750 each.

BCfm radio interview

Thank you so much to Margaret Harris who did a brilliant interview on The Saturday Edition before our summer 20190 concert.  Listen from 15.55 minutes from the “10.00 – 08/06/2019” line here.

Celebrating our sell-out Mozart and Handel concert

Well done all for our hugely successful, sold out concert at Bristol Cathedral last Saturday. It was a real treat to sing in front of such a good quality choir. Nina Bennett, Soprano soloist I had a wonderful time coming to sing with you – the choir were absolutely brilliant! Edward Price, Bass soloist It …

Hugely successful Come & Sing event

The Come & Sing, The Armed Man, by Karl Jenkins was a huge success. It was sold out, great fun and the music we made together was glorious. Our musical director, Hilary Campbell was on her usual sparkling form. The day started with 150+ of us getting to know each other by learning an amazing bluesy …

Choir in Residence at York Minster 10th& 11th August

Another fantastic opportunity for us members of the choral society – this time to sing at York Minster. We shared the weekend with Hilary Campbell’s other Choral Society – Chiswick, so that BCS did Friday and Saturday evensong, with just 6 of us staying on for Sunday services to supplement the Chiswick singers. BCS’s Justin McInroy …

Singing Mahler 8 at the Proms 22nd July 2018

A large group of BCS singers sang with the BBC National Chorus of Wales in the spectacular 8th Symphony by Mahler last Sunday. There is a great following for this mighty work and it was the first Prom to have sold out this year. “The forces required to perform this vast symphony are almost without parallel …

Berlioz at Gloucester Cathedral 14th July 2018

Twenty nine present and past members of Bristol Choral Society were amongst the 185 singers who took part in a sold-out performance of the Grande Messe des Morts by Hector Berlioz at the Cheltenham Festival on Saturday 14 July. Prepared and conducted by the Choral Society’s former conductor of 17 years, Adrian Partington, the South Cotswold Big Sing Group …