Bristol Choral Society's concert season announced for 2013-4

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By scchoir | Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 15:52

Bristol Choral Society's new concert season, under conductor Adrian Partington, has been announced and is on sale now.

A packed season of concerts at Bristol's Colston Hall lies ahead, covering a huge variety of music with something for everybody - from major performances with leading professional orchestras, a concert with children, a concert for children, a chance for all to join the choir to come & sing Mozart's Requiem at Colston Hall, plus of course the renowned annual performances of Messiah at Christmas:

Saturday 23 November 2013

Colston Hall, Bristol

Britten's War Requiem 

A major performance of Britten's choral masterpiece with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (recently announced as Classic FM's orchestra in the South of England), three renowned soloists and combined choruses totalling well in excess of 400 performers - timed to take place on the weekend marking 100 year since Benjamin Britten's birth.

Wilfred Owen's poems of the First World War are ingeniously stitched into the Latin texts of the Requiem in Britten's impassioned plea for peace and reconciliation which stunned its first audience into silence before heartfelt applause at its 1962 premiere. 

Part of Colston Hall's Britten100 weekend with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and 'The World Changed' – Extreme Times, Extraordinary Music series.

Saturday 21 December 2013

Colston Hall, Bristol

Handel's Messiah

The choir's renowned annual Christmas performance of Handel's Messiah (performed from memory), with the stylish playing of baroque orchestra Music for Awhile, led by renowned violinist Margaret Faultless, at 7.30pm.

Mini Messiah family concert

Preceded at 4.30pm by this afternoon concert abridged version of Messiah for families (children go free!)

Friday 14 February 2014

Colston Hall, Bristol

Valentine's Day Opera Gala

A spectacular gala evening the Bristol Ensemble and soloists featuring a dreamy programme packed with some of the world's best loved operatic arias and choruses including O mio babbino caro and Nessun Dorma - perfect for music-lovers, opera-lovers or just plain lovers...

Tuesday 25 March 2014

Colston Hall, Bristol

Zimbe!

More than 300 children from Bristol primary schools, a jazz quintet and Bristol Choral Society unite to perform this brilliant fusion of traditional African song and jazz.

Saturday 29 March 2014

Colston Hall, Bristol

Come & Sing Mozart's Requiem

All are welcome  to come & sing one of the world's most popular choral works under the expert tuition of conductor Adrian Partington, ready to give an evening performance at Colston Hall with New Bristol Sinfonia orchestra, a choir of hundreds and soloists.

Saturday 12 April 2014

Colston Hall, Bristol

and Sunday 13 April 2014

Royal Festival Hall, London

By invitation of the Philharmonia Orchestra, Bristol Choral Society sings Janacek's Glagolitic Mass in this pair of concerts in Bristol and London, under conductor Jakub Hrusa

Saturday 14 June 2014, 7.30pm

Bristol Cathedral

Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle

Rossini's setting of the Mass (neither small nor solemn) in his own inimitable style in the glorious setting of Bristol Cathedral.

Tickets for individual concerts are on sale now online at www.bristolchoral.co.uk

and from Colston Hall (0844 887 1500 or in person).

A season ticket offering 15% discount when booking four or more concerts is also available (download the postal season ticket order form at www.bristolchoral.co.uk to book the season ticket)

      

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