October 2016
     

Saturday 1st

Who: The Cecilian Singers

Where: St. Dionysius Church, Church Square, Market Harborough, Leics. LE16 7NB

What: 'The Gift of Song'  - concert featuring music by Bob Chilcott, Lassus and Arcadelt and the lighter side of the choir's repertoire.

Ticket/Info: from Jane Cotton. jane.cotton2@ntlworld.com or www.ceciliansingers.co.uk

 

Saturday 1st

Who: Encoro

Where: Douai Abbey, Upper Woolhampton (near Reading), RG7 5TQ

What: Faure - Requiem; Poulenc - Sept Repons des Tenenbres; Rutter -  Hymn to the Creator of Light

Ticket/Info: £15 (£10 students, under-18s and unwaged) from www.oxfordplayhouse.com/ticketsoxford or 01865 305305

 

Saturday 1st

Who: Windsor & Eton Choral Society

Where: Eton College School Hall, High Street Eton Berkshire, SL4 6DW

What: Ralph Vaughan Williams - A Sea Symphony; Edward Elgar - Ave Verum

Ticket/Info:  http://www.w-ecs.org.uk/ or 01628 527021

 

Saturday 1st

Who: Suffolk Singers

Where: Debenham Community Centre 7.30 p.m.

What: “Changing Seasons” A varied programme of music to suit all tastes (including Chilcott, Elgar, Grainger, Humperdink, Hutchings, Peterson-Berger, Rutter and Todd).

Ticket/Info: £10.00, available from https://www.universe.com/suffolksingers or by calling 01473 359911. There is a bar for liquid refreshments and cabaret style seating with a range of delicious cakes by Meg’s Mixtures. There will also be a raffle on the night supporting Suffolk Age UK.

 

Sunday 2nd

Who: Kennington & District United Church Choirs

Where: Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford, OX1 3SA 2.30pm

What: Handel - Messiah

Ticket/Info: Free admittance with collection for Meningitis Research Foundation (01865 735855 or www.kenningtonchoir.org.uk

 

Sunday 2nd

Who: Encoro

Where: St John the Evangelist, Oxford (OX4 1EH)

What: Faure - Requiem; Poulenc - Sept Repons des Tenenbres; Rutter -  Hymn to the Creator of Light

Ticket/Info: £15 (£10 students, under-18s and unwaged) from www.oxfordplayhouse.com/ticketsoxford or 01865 305305

 
Thursday 6th

Who: The Sixteen

Where: Southwell Minster

What: The Sixteen’s 16th Choral Pilgrimage celebrates the work of William Byrd and Arvo Pärt.

Ticket/Info: Visit www.thesixteen.com/page/tour-dates-and-locations for details

 
Friday 7th

Who: The Sixteen

Where: Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

What: The Sixteen’s 16th Choral Pilgrimage celebrates the work of William Byrd and Arvo Pärt.

Ticket/Info: Visit www.thesixteen.com/page/tour-dates-and-locations for details

 
Saturday 8th

Who: The Sixteen

Where: Blackburn Cathedral

What: The Sixteen’s 16th Choral Pilgrimage celebrates the work of William Byrd and Arvo Pärt.

Ticket/Info: Visit www.thesixteen.com/page/tour-dates-and-locations for details

 

Saturday 8th

Who: Overgate Hospice Choir

Who: All Saints’ Church, Elland HX5 0NH 7.00 p.m.

What: Haydn - ‘The Creation’

Ticket/Info: £12 from 01422 373252 or enquiries@overgatehospicechoir.co.uk or at the door

 

Saturday 8th

Who: The Lea Singers

Where: St. Lawrence Church, Church Street, Bovingdon, Hemel Hempstead, Herts, HP3 0LU 7.30 p.m.

What:  Faure - Requiem; Schubert - Mass in G, and Bruckner motets

Ticket/Info: Adults £12; Students £6 - to purchase tickets call Tel 07881- 785299or tickets@leasingers.co.uk

 

Friday 14th

Who: Londinium
Where: St Sepulchre-without-Newgate, London EC1A 2DQ, 7.30pm
What: ‘The Seven Ages of Man' - a choral journey through life. Thea Musgrave's ‘Ithaca’ is the centrepiece; the programme takes in music old (Dufay, Tallis, Gabrieli, Byrd) and new (Eric Whitacre, Dominick Argento and Bob Chilcott), as well as works by Bruckner, Parry, Holst and Harris.
Ticket/info: £12 (until 9 October) / £15 | £10 (students) online and on the door. Visit
http://www.londinium-voices.org.uk/events/

 

Saturday 15th

Who: Chandos Choir, Coulsdon

Where: St Andrews Church, Woodmansterne Rd, Coulsdon CR5 2DD  7:30pm

What: Haydn - Nelson Mass

Tickets/Info £12 online and on the door at www.chandoschoir.co.uk

 

Saturday 15th

Who: The Military Wives Choir Innsworth

Where: Gloucester Cathedral 7.00 p.m.

What: Music to be performed will include some of the songs made famous by the Military Wives Choirs brought together by Gareth Malone for his TV series The Choir, such as ‘Sing’, written by Gary Barlow and Andrew Lloyd Webber and the chart-topping ‘Wherever You Are’, written by Paul Mealor.

Ticket/Info: £20 or  £15 for nave seats or £10 for side aisle seats with no view. They are available from the Three Choirs Festival Ticket Office 01452 768928 or online www.3choirs.org (a booking fee of £2.50 per order applies). Proceeds go to Gloucester Three Choirs Festival, registered charity no 204609

 

Saturday 15th

Who: Paragon Singers.

Where: Church of St Alphege, Oldfield Lane, Bath BA2 3NR 7.30pm

What: Bach - Singet dem Herrn and pieces by Hildegard of Bingen, Josquin des Prez, Robert Fayrfax, Tomas Luis de Victoria, Dobrinka Tabakova, Gabriel Jackson and Francis Poulenc

Ticket/Info: Bath Festivals Box Office (£12 and £6) or on the door

 

Saturday 15th

Who: The Cecilian Singers

Where: Holy Trinity Church, Thrussington, Leics. LE7 4TP

What: 'The Gift of Song'  - concert featuring music by Bob Chilcott, Lassus and Arcadelt and the lighter side of the choir's repertoire.

Ticket/Info: from Jane Cotton. jane.cotton2@ntlworld.com, Reg Morgan. reg.morgan@tlmorgan.co.uk or www.ceciliansingers.co.uk

 

Saturday 15th

Who: Portsmouth Baroque Choir

Where: Church of the Holy Spirit, Southsea PO4 0DY 7.30 p.m.

What: Kodaly - Missa Brevis, Pange Lingua; Finzi, Lo, the full and final Sacrifice, God is gone up, Magnificat

Ticket/Info: £10, £8 concessions, £1 students/Under 18. From 01329238068 on the door or online via www.baroquechoir.ticketsource.co.uk

 

Saturday 15th

Who: Laudate Chamber Choir

Where: St Mary's Church, Penzance 7.30 p.m.

What: Faure - Requiem; Handel - Zadok the Priest

Ticket/Info: £7.00 at the door on the evening.

 

Saturday 22nd

Who: Liverpool Welsh Choral

Where: St Mary's Church, West Derby, Liverpool 7.30 p.m.

What: "Aberfan Reembered" Mozart - Requiem; Arwel Hughes - Gweddi (A Prayer)

Ticket/Info: £12.50 / on the door / 0151 652 6374 / www.lwcu.co.uk/tickets

 

Saturday 22nd

Who: The English Arts Chorale

Where: St Mary's Church, Chart Lane, Reigate RH2 7RN, 7.30pm
What: Rachmaninov - Vespers

Ticket/Info: £18, £15, £12, £6;  disabled: two tickets at half price. From: website www.englisharts.org Tel 01737 762097 or at the door. Email: tickets@englisharts.org Parking available at School opposite the church and at Reigate Grammar School, off Reigate Road

 

Saturday 22nd

Who: Charnwood Voices (formerly  Shepshed Singers)

Where: Emmanuel Church, Forest Road. Loughborough LE11 3NW 7.30pm

What: Mozart - Mass in C Minor; Vaughan Williams - Toward the Unknown Region & Five Mystical Songs

Ticket/Info Tickets £15. Under 16s free. tickets@charnwoodvoices.org.uk  www.charnwoodvoices.org.uk

 

Saturday 22nd

Who: Exeter Philharmonic Choir

Where: Exeter Cathedral, Exeter 7.30 p.m.

What: Handel - Messiah

Ticket/Info: £24, £18, £12 / on the door / 01392 499211 / Exeter Visitor Information and Tickets 01392 665 885 /  www.exephil.org.uk

 

Saturday 22nd

Who: Cumbria Baroque Choir

Where: Lancaster Priory, Lancaster, 7.30 pm

What: Magic of Mozart, Requiem K626, Coronation Mass in C K317

Ticket/Info: £12 (accompanied children free) from Lancaster Visitor Centre, The Storey, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster. 01524 582398 lancaster@lancaster.gov.uk also at 015394 31025 and 015395 60338 and marionswan@yahoo.co.uk

 

Saturday 22nd

Who: Collegium Singers

Where: Museum of Somerset, Taunton Castle, Castle Green, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4AA 7.30 pm - Pre-Concert talk at 7 pm

What: “A Grand Tour” - A European Voyage through music

Ticket/Info:  £12.50 , on line and from Museum of Somerset, Taunton Castle, Castle Green, Taunton, TA1 4AA - Tel 01823-255088

 

Saturday 22nd

Who: The Maidstone Singers

Where: St Paul's Church, Covent garden, London 7.30 pm.

What: "El Camino"

Ticket/Info: £15.00 standard or £20 premium (including reserved seat, programme and interval drink) from www.brandenburg.org.uk/maidstone or from choir members.

 

Monday 24th

Who: St Peter’s Singers

Where: Leeds Town Hall, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AD1.05pm

What: Frank Martin - Mass for Double Choir; Vaughan Williams - Mass in G minor

Ticket/Info: Admission free. Call 0113 378 6600 for more details or visit www.leedsconcertseason.com

 

Saturday 29th

Who: Watford Philharmonic Choir

Where: Watford Colosseum, Rickmansworth Road, Watford, WD17 3JN 7.30 p.m.

What: Mozart - Requiem

Ticket/Info: £18, £17 & £15, £5 for children. Tickets from the WPS Ticket Secretary either via telephone: 07546 122321 or via the Society’s website www.watfordphilharmonic.co.uk/concerts or from the Watford Colosseum’s Box Office on 0845 075 3993 or their website www.watfordcolosseum.co.uk or at the door on the evening of the concert.

 

Saturday 29th

Who: Bath Bach Choir

Where: Prior Park College Chapel Bath BA2 5AH

What: Venetian Vespers - transports us back to 17th-century Venice to recreate a Vespers service as it might have been heard in St Mark’s Basilica.

Ticket/Info: from Bath Box Office. Tel: 01225 463 362 http://bathboxoffice.org.uk/whatson/venetian-vespers-2/ 

 

Saturday 29th

Who: Preston Orpheus Choir

Where: Fulwood Methodist Church, Preston  (PR2 8EA) 7.30 p.m.

What: Vivaldi - Gloria plus works by Stanford, Elgar and Vaughan Williams

Ticket/Info: £10 (under 18s are free) and are available on the evening of the concert at the venue or by emailing prestonorpheuschoir@gmail.com