Exultate Singers: Mass in B minor

Saturday 14 May at 7.30pm, St George’s Bristol

Exultate Singers and Bristol Ensemble join forces to perform Bach’s Mass in B Minor, Bach’s crowning achievement which expresses the full range of human emotions from intense sadness to great joy and zest for life.

Tickets £14 to £28, available from St George’s Bristol box office

Saxultate II

Saturday 12 February at 7.30pm, St George’s Bristol

The virtuosic saxophonist Amy Dickson returns to join Exultate Singers for Saxultate II, to perform spellbinding music for choir and saxophone. The rhythmical and virtuosic pieces feature exciting interplay between choir and saxophone, including arrangements of folk songs from around the British Isles in which the saxophone soars over the choir’s beautiful melodies and sumptuous harmonies.

Tickets £12 to £20 plus booking fee from St George’s box office

Wonderful World

Friday 12 November at 7pm, Clifton Cathedral

A concert to coincide with the COP26 Climate Change conference in Glasgow featuring the world premiere of Raise a Voice – a rebellious songbook for our times. Commissioned by City of Bristol Choir , this exciting set of songs for a choir of adults and young people combines thought-provoking lyrics by Jennifer Thorp with Toby Young’s energetic, accessible and engaging music to captivate both singers and listeners.

Exultate Singers: Every breath a song

Saturday 16 October at 7.30pm, St George’s Bristol

Exultate Singers returns to the stage of St George’s Bristol in its full glory to perform a programme of choral music spanning 400 years from the early 17th century to the early 21st including David’s anthem Every breath a song, Rheinberger Cantus Missae in E flat, and Bach’s motet Singet dem herrn.

Tickets £15 / £20 from St George’s Bristol box office

City of Bristol Choir: Mozart’s Requiem

Saturday 2 October at 4.30pm and 7.30pm at St Alban’s Church, Westbury Park, Bristol

In a poignant return to the concert platform, City of Bristol Choir marks its 30th anniversary season with a programme that includes the first piece that the choir ever performed – Mozart’s Requiem. The work is full of drama and exquisitely crafted music for soloists, choir and orchestra. Each hour-long performance also includes Mozart’s bite-sized masterpiece, his setting of the Ave Verum, and Elgar’s atmospheric and reflective orchestral work, Sospiri.

Tickets £10 for adults, £5 for students/under 18s from City of Bristol Choir’s box office

Premiere of new commission for Weston Arts+Health Week

Sunday 26th September at 3pm, Weston-super-Mare beach, adjacent to the Grand Pier, BS23 1AL

The first performance of David’s song We are One on the beach at Weston-super-Mare, written especially for this event in collaboration with lyricist Dr Anna Farthing. The song will be performed by newly-formed choir of health professionals within the flags of Luke Jerram’s art installation In Memoriam in a memorable and fitting finale to the Weston Arts + Health Week.