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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. Among those attending the concert will be the Mayor of Wellington and the Mayor of Taunton Deane, the Lord Mayor of Exeter…
Bridgwater Choral Society are celebrating their return to the lovely parish church of St Mary Bridgwater with a performance of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. Iain Cooper will conduct, with full professional orchestra led by Brigid Kirkland-Wilson and soloists Charlotte Newstead (soprano), Fiona Mackay (alto), Guy Withers (tenor) and Martin Haessler (bass). Tickets are £12 unreserved (£10 for Friends) and accompanied under 16s free, available via our website www.bridgwaterchoral.org or on the door.
Carols at Lunchtime, an informal lunchtime Carol Service to help us prepare for Christmas. St John’s Church, Park Street, Taunton. TA1 4DG Friday 8th December, 12.45- 1.30pm. Doors open at Midday. Canticle Choir, the Somerset County Council Choir, lead by Christopher Legrove will lead the singing and the service will be conducted by The Rev’d Jane Eastell. All are welcome. Come and join us even if you cannot be with us for the whole service. Warming fruit punch and mince…
Ralph Vaughan Williams – ‘Folksongs of the Four Seasons’ and ‘Fantasia on a Christmas Carol’ Gerald Finzi – ‘In Terra Pax’ and ‘Eclogue for Strings and piano Op.10’ JS Bach – ‘Cantata BWV 140: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme’ (Sleepers Awake) Pre-concert talk by Ed Goater at 6:30pm Tickets: Premium Seating £18, Standard Seating £15 (Students half price – Under 12s FREE) Available from Taunton Visitor Centre 01823 340470 or through the TCS website
At the Baptist Church in Taunton: a Christmas Concert The New Horizon Singers join up with the Taunton Deane Male Voice Choir in this most joyous concert of Singing and Laughter. The concert is in aid of the Musgrove Scanner Appeal and should be a great fun evening for all the family.
In the historic setting of the Museum of Somerset in Taunton Castle. PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE Programme to be announced – watch this space for more details!
A candlelit service following the traditional format of Nine Lessons & Carols. Participation in congregational carols. The event is a ticketed event but there is no charge. A collection will be made during the service. It is advisable to book your ticket in advance. Tickets are available from December 1st. The venue for our May 19th 2018 Concert will be St Peter & St Paul’s Church, South Petherton, Somerset. Our summer concert will be on Sunday 1st July 2018. Venue…
Music Director, Laurence Blyth, conducts Wellington Choral Society in a performance of Handel’s Messiah.
Details to be announced for this a cappella/organ accompaniment concert which will be a celebration of English cathedral music. Check back here for more details nearer the time!