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 …
Bristol Choral Society is delighted to announce a composition competition to be adjudicated by Judith Weir and Stephen Jackson.
I loved it – I liked the conductor best. Now I want to be a conductor when I grow up… or a builder or an astronaut.
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.
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.
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.
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 …