RPS Inspiration Award winners

SUCCESS!  Hilary, our Musical Director, along with the choir itself, were the proud winners of the ‘Inspiration Award’ at the Royal Philharmonic Society!! The results were announced in a nail-biting ceremony at the Wigmore Hall, London on Monday 1st November, and we were so amazingly proud to have been shortlisted, let alone win amongst such …

RPS Inspiration Award Nomination

Bristol Choral Society and MD Hilary Campbell are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for an RPS Inspiration Award. Just to be nominated is a huge honour and very exciting as the awards are likened to the BAFTA’s for classical music. We are incredibly honoured to be shortlisted for this award. More information …

BCS shortlisted for ‘Making Music’ award!

Bristol Choral Society is extremely proud to announce that our musical director, Hilary Campbell, has been shortlisted for an award by ‘Making Music’. Hilary is in a shortlist of three conductors who are up for the ‘Best Vocal Music Director’ award!  You can read all about it here. Not only that, but our project The …

BCS Stay and Sing – John Rutter’s Magnificat Feburary 2021

Stay & Sing with Hilary Campbell & Bristol Choral for John Rutter’s Magnificat We had a splendid afternoon working through sections of Rutter’s Magnificat. Over 100 singers came together over zoom to work though the dots and had a marvellous time. We finished our workshop in true BCS style with a performance of the movements …

A Time for All Seasons reviews

Bristol Choral Society’s effective handling of this contemporary repertoire bodes well for their upcoming performance of Stravinsky’s magnificent Symphony of Psalms and Fauré’s much-loved Requiem in March.

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.