Taunton Festival of the Arts TAUNTON YOUNG SINGERS Taunton Festival of the Arts has organised three successful competitions for young singers during the course of this year. The standard was very high and a wide variety of repertoire was performed. A few of the prize winners from these events have been invited to St. John’s to share some of their winning competition songs with the audience. In addition to these events there were four days of vocal music making in…
Miles Quick Organ Recital “A KOLOURFUL KALEIDOSCOPE” A kaleidoscope of organ colours in these great works by master composers for the organ, played on the fine Father Willis instrument, including music by Bach, Franck and Mendelssohn. Miles is well known in Taunton as Music Director at the Church of St Mary Magdalene but he also leads a double life as Head of Congregational & Instrumental Music at the Royal School of Church Music. Free Admission: Retiring collection in support of…
Organ & Harp Recital – The Erion Duo – Edward and Sally Jenkins CLASSICS FOR HARP AND ORGAN Sally and Ed Jenkins present an intriguing and varied programme for organ and harp duet. Featuring both arrangements and original works for this unusual combination including pieces by Handel, Mahler and Grandjany. Free Admission: Retiring collection in support of St Mary Magdalene’s Church Organ Restoration Fund and St John’s Church Emergency Organ Repair Fund. Bring your sandwiches to enjoy with the cold drinks available.
Queen’s College Musicians – A MUSICAL FEAST Queen’s College invites you to take time out, and enjoy listening to some of their most talented musicians perform a varied programme which will have something to appeal to everyone. Free Admission: Retiring collection in aid of Stand Against Violence and St John’s Church. Bring your sandwiches to enjoy with the cold drinks available.
Wellington School Students – A YOUNG MUSICIANS’ SHOWCASE Wellington School’s high-flying Award-holders perform an inspiring programme, celebrating musical diversity and excellence and featuring a wide range of instruments, genres, ages and stages… Free Admission: Retiring Collection in aid of BRACE – a SW dementia charity – and St John’s Church. Bring your sandwiches to enjoy with the cold drinks available. Sponsored by InvestSW.
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!