Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th December 2011 at 7.45pm Exultate Singers’ performed their Carols by Candlelight concerts to two full houses in the newly restored mediaeval church of St James Priory. Read The Guardian’s review of Wednesday’s concert
David was commissioned to write a piece celebrating the Sheldon Singers’ 25th anniversary. His 3-movement work, Angels, set the words ‘Angel voices ever singing’, ‘Immortal, invisible’, and ‘Angels from the realms of glory’, is scored for SATB choir and brass ensemble. The premiere was given in Honiton on Saturday 17th December 2011.
Thursday 15th December 2011 Westbury-on-Trym Parish Choir’s CD is released today and includes David’s anthems Christ has no body now but yours; Faith, hope and love; and I see his blood. The CD was recorded in St Augustine’s Chapel at St Monica’s Trust in Bristol in October and features a collection of anthems, carols, hymns and songs from throughout the church’s year from Advent to Christ the King. CDs are on sale online at the church’s website