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Taunton Concert Band Summer concert will feature popular music from both stage and screen. Also featuring soloist from its very talented band.
An entertainment reflecting on aspects of Romance: Rustic Love, Romantic Love, Tearful Love, Playful Love. Choral music and songs in different styles and moods, old and new. Featuring music by: Monteverdi, Passereau, Elgar, Turner, Brahms, Lennon & McCartney, George & Ira Gershwin, and Rodgers and Hart. Concert ticket only £12 Ticket price including pre-concert tea £17
A compilation of songs and music from award winning productions from stage and screen arranged for SATB choir. All the big names are there – Gershwin, Bernstein, Kern, Mancini, Rogers and Hammerstein are all rubbing shoulders with Sondheim and Lloyd-Webber…even ABBA gets a look in! Tickets are £12 (under 12s admitted free) available from: The Amici Website – www.amicichoir.org.uk Taunton Visitor Centre (01823 340470) ‘Interiors and Flowers by Design’ in Wellington (01823 662143) Book up early as this will be…
Serenade to Music – A wide ranging and multi-faceted programme celebrates the power of music in a brilliant sequence of choral and solo vocal works from the C18th and C20th centuries.Some great instrumental works are included too for this Graham Caldbeck’s final concert as the choir’s Musical Director after an extraordinarily successful 27 years. He has chosen works by some of the choir’s favourite composers and others of personal significance to him. Featuring Somerset Chamber Choir – http://www.somersetchamberchoir.org/ Southern Sinfonia…
A joint programme – Taunton Choral Society with St Mary Magdalene Choir – raising money for St Mary’s organ fund. A summer afternoon with music from composers who dared to be different – Shearing, Satie, Bruckner and Holst. Enjoy strawberries and ‘fizz’ while you listening to Ed Goater’s pre-concert talk at 3:30pm before the concert at 4pm. Tickets are free available from Taunton Visitor Centre (01823 340470) or from St Mary’s Bookshop – do be sure to get your tickets…
Come and enjoy a Sunday afternoon concert served with tea and cakes in the magnificent setting of Brympton House. Music for voices and instruments from 1600-1750. Choruses and songs by Handel, Vivaldi, Bach, Purcell, Monteverdi and others.
In the lead up to Advent, Amici will perform Handel’s ‘Messiah’ with quality soloists and orchestra including the renowned trumpeter, Crispian Steele-Perkins This concert is in aid of the NSPCC. Premiere seating £20 – Standard seating £15 Further details nearer the time – check back here and look out for local advertising.
In a combined choir of over 200 voices, Wellington Choral Society, together with Exmouth and Exeter Choral Societies, will be performing Ralph Vaughan Williams’ A Sea Symphony, under the baton of their shared Music Director, Laurence Blyth. They will be accompanied by the Exeter Symphony Orchestra and the concert will take place in the magnificent surroundings of Exeter Cathedral. Tickets, when available, will be: Nave £15, £12 (bookable in advance). Side aisles £10 (available on the night only).
Programme to be decided
In the historic setting of the Museum of Somerset in Taunton Castle. Programme to be announced – watch this space for more details!