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.
‘Life, Hope and Love’ was a sublime blend of familiar and less well-known works, with contemporary composers setting ancient tales, from Genesis to the spirituals of the 20th century.
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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.
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 …
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 …
“My neighbour was bowled over- he and his family have booked up for the Mozart already!”
As usual, the choir were on sparkling form: totally committed, sonorous and engaging, with outstanding articulation and razor-sharp precision in all parts.
Bristol Cathedral was the venue for a most imaginative and satisfying programme to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War.
“It was all very good, but Dona Nobis Pacem was something special, as you could probably tell from the long silence at the end when no-one wanted to be the first to break the spell.” “The Dona Nobis was a revelation! Never heard of it, a wonderful work, and a magnificent performance: the pace …