City of Bristol Choir: Fauré Requiem

Sunday 10th November 2013 at 7.30pm, St Alban’s Church, Westbury Park, Bristol

In this concert for Remembrance Sunday, City of Bristol Choir is joined by the Lochrian Ensemble to perform Fauré’s beautiful setting of the Requiem and Vaughan Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem.

Tickets are £17 for adults, £15 concessions, £5 under 18/students in full time education, available from City of Bristol Choir ticket line on 01454 778477 or online at www.cityofbristolchoir.org.uk

Bristol Schools Chamber Choir Christmas Concert

Monday 9th December 2013 at 7.30pm, St George’s Bristol

A musical treat for all the family to kick-start Christmas, as the Bristol Schools Chamber Choir showcases the wonderful vocal abilities of its young performers with a selection of festive favourites traditional and modern. At the heart of the programme is a performance by the Senior Girls Choir of Britten’s beautiful Ceremony of Carols, accompanied by harpist Kate Watt.

Tickets 
£9 adults; £5 under 18s available from St George’s box office 
0845 40 24 001 or www.stgeorgesbristol.co.uk

 

Exultate Singers: Carols by Candlelight

Thursday 12th and Saturday 14th December at 7.45pm, St James’ Priory

Exultate Singers performs an exquisite programme of Christmas music, the perfect preparation for the festive season. Come and enjoy a wonderfully atmospheric evening in the beautiful surroundings of Bristol’s oldest building, St James Priory. The ticket price includes interval refreshments of warm mince pies and a Christmas spiced fruit punch, together with a complimentary programme. Tickets £15 for adults, £13 for concessions, £5 for students in full time education and £2 for under 18s, available to purchase online from the Exultate Singers’ shop

Christmas Spectaculars

Saturday 21 and Monday 23 December at 7.45pm, St George’s Bristol

Two glorious evenings of festive music performed by the 80 voices of City of Bristol Choir (Saturday) and accomplished chamber choir Exultate Singers (Monday) under the baton of the entertaining conductor David Ogden, including sparkling arrangements of Christmas music for choir and orchestra, audience carols, readings and Christmas pieces for orchestra alone.

Tickets £23 (concessions £21), £20 (£18), £16 (£14), £10 (£8) from St George’s box office on 0845 40 24 001 or online at www.stgeorgesbristol.co.uk

Exultate Singers tour of Italy

Exultate Singers will travel to Italy to give two concerts in Vicenza and Lecco, and sing Mass in Basilica San Marco, Venice.

Saturday 26 October
Evening concert in the Chiesa dei Filippini, Vicenza

Sunday 27 October at 12 noon
Sung Mass in the Basilica San Marco, Venice

Tuesday 29 October
Evening concert in the Basilica San Nicolo, Lecco

 

Exultate Singers: Ikon – music from the Russian and Greek Orthodox Churches

Saturday 12th October at 7.30pm, St James’ Priory, Bristol

As part of the Bristol Festival of Song 2013, Exultate Singers performs an atmospheric programme of music written for the Russian and Greek Orthodox churches, including works by John Tavener, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky, Chesnokov, Schnittke and Grechaninov.

This is music of pure theatre – passionate, lyrical and hypnotic. Exultate Singers is known for its engaging performances, making use of the building’s spatial effects with singers placed in different positions around the church throughout the concert. For particular pieces of music, the singers encircle the audience, enveloping it with stunning live surround sound, a spellbinding experience.

Tickets are £15 for adults, £13 for concessions, £5 for students in full time education and £2 for under 18s. Buy online from the Exultate Singers’ shop or telephone the box office Opus 13 on 0117 942 8779, open from 9am until 5.30pm, Monday to Saturday

RSCM Millennium Youth Choir: concert tour of Czech Republic

Sunday 11th – Friday 16th August, Prague, Czech Republic

David conducts the RSCM Millennium Youth Choir in three concerts in Prague, Teplice and Jičín during the choir’s Summer Course tour of the Czech Republic. The choir, accompanied by organist Daniel Moult, will also sing Mass and give a recital at St Vitus’ Cathedral in Prague. Vocal coach Hilary Llystyn Jones will work with the singers alongside David on the tour.

Monday 12 August at 7pm – Concert in Church of St John the Baptist, Teplice
Tuesday 13 August at 7pm – Concert the Church of St Igantius, Jičín
Wednesday 14 August at 6pm – Concert in the Church of the Holy Saviour, Prague
Thursday 15 August at 6pm – Sung Mass in St Vitus’ Cathedral, Prague