Carmina Burana Bristol Post review

“What a fantastic evening, loved every minute, especially Carmina Burana, wow!!”

“It was a fantastic concert, we thoroughly enjoyed the whole programme.”

“Well done! What an amazing performance by everyone. The pianists were incredible – timing and precision awesome. Conductor so talented keeping you all on your toes – you must have practiced for hours. Thanks for encouraging us along- we were all bowled over!“

“That was absolutely fabulous – Marion and I loved it – made me feel all tingly. I now realise what a proper choir sounds like!”

…with a return to O Fortuna, the double chorus delivered a fantastic wall of sound that shook the rafters of the Colston Hall…
Tushna Commissariat, Bristol Post

All fine herbs, it is well known

Here’s fine rosemary, sage and thyme. Come buy my ground ivy. Here’s fetherfew, gilliflowers and rue. Come buy my knotted majorum, ho!  Come buy my mint, my fine greenmint. Here’s fine lavender for your cloaths.  Here’s parsley and winter-savory,  And hearts-ease, which all do choose.  Here’s balm and hissop, and cinquefoil, All fine herbs, it …

The Mass in Blue Come and Sing

This was a great day with over 150 of us gathered to spend a few hours tackling Will Todd’s Mass in Blue. Bristol Choral Society members were joined by many other local singers as well as visitors from Bath, Southampton, Plymouth, lots from the Gloucester area, Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorset and the furthest afield – from …

Historical connections – BCS and Brahms German Requiem

Bristol Choral Society was formed in 1890 and gave its first concert in May of that year. When the young choir gave Brahms’ German Requiem its Bristol premiere at its third concert on December 13 1890, it was still a relatively new composition. It was composed between 1865 and 1868 when Johannes Brahms was in his thirties. Brahms was still …

Singing workshop for 11-14 year-olds

Our wonderful musical director Hilary is running a free singing workshop for 11-14 year-olds, sponsored by the choral society. No experience required – you just need to want to sing! We’ll be covering a range of styles in a fun introduction to becoming a better singer. Groups or individuals welcome. Date: Wednesday 11 October 2017 …