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Conductor Adrian Partington

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Bristol Choral Society | 2014-5 concert season 125 years | Elgar The Dream of Gerontius with Mark Padmore | Handel Messiah | Mini Messiah family concert | Haydn Creation | Colston Hall Bristol | Bristol Cathedral | | Come and Sing Vaughan Williams | conductor Adrian Partington
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Bristol Choral Society Concerts

2014/5 concert season
125 years of Bristol Choral Society

The Dream of Gerontius  |  Messiah  |  Mini Messiah

Please see reviews page for details of past concerts

"My wife and I were immensely pleased to be  present at what was a superb performance  from Bristol Choral Society"

The late Sir Charles Mackerras

"Bristol has an extremely fine choral society"

 

 

 

Before our own concert season opens, members of Bristol Choral Society take part in the following concerts:

 

Friday 7 November 2014

St David’s Hall, Cardiff

Elgar The Dream of Gerontius / BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales / Mark Wigglesworth (conductor)

Information and tickets from BBC website

The concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 - click here for details of the broadcast

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Saturday 22 November 2014

Gloucester Cathedral

Berlioz Requiem (Grande Messe des Morts) / Philharmonia Orchestra / Adrian Partington (conductor)

Following the recent performance in London (reviews), members of Bristol Choral Society join the Philharmonia Orchestra and Gloucester Choral Society for this performance. Information and tickets from Gloucester Choral Society website

 

 

 

Saturday 29 November 2014

Colston Hall, Bristol

7.30pm                                                                     

 

Elgar The Dream of Gerontius                    

 

Susan Bickley mezzo-soprano

Mark Padmore tenor

David Stout baritone

 

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Bristol Choral Society

Peter King organ

Adrian Partington conductor

 

“This is the best of me” wrote Elgar at the end of his completed The Dream of Gerontius score. Widely regarded as one of the finest of all English choral masterpieces, a 'dream team' of renowned artists assembles for tonight's performance, including renowned tenor (and Bristol Choral Society President),
Mark Padmore in the title role.

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday 20 December 2014

Colston Hall, Bristol

7.30pm                                                                      *

 

Handel Messiah

 

Eloise Routledge soprano

Carolyn Dobbin mezzo-soprano

Gareth Treseder tenor

John Savournin baritone

 

Music for Awhile

Bristol Choral Society

Warwick Cole harpsichord

Adrian Partington conductor

 

An essential part of Bristol's Christmas for generations, Handel's famous masterpiece – filled to overflowing with beautiful solo arias and magnificent choruses (including the 'Hallelujah' chorus) - sung by Bristol Choral Society (from memory!) with a quartet of fine soloists and stylish period orchestra of Music for Awhile.

 

TICKETS: £25, £20, £15, £10 (Under 25s £5, senior citizens 10% off)  » online from Bristol Choral Society or call 0845 652 1823 (Mon-Fri 10am-4pm) *
 

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Saturday 20 December 2014

Colston Hall, Bristol

4.30pm                                                                      *

 

Mini Messiah family concert

 

Music for Awhile

Bristol Choral Society

Warwick Cole harpsichord

Adrian Partington conductor

 

Fast becoming a Bristol family Christmas tradition, this bite-sized family-friendly version of Messiah introduces children to Handel's masterpiece with a condensed performance taking in some of the favourite highlights in under an hour.

 

TICKETS: Adults £7, accompanied under 18s FREE  » online from Bristol Choral Society or call 0845 652 1823 (Mon-Fri 10am-4pm) *
 

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Saturday 7 February 2015

Tyndale Baptist Church, Bristol

10am                                                                         *

Come & Sing works by Vaughan Williams

 

Spend the day singing magnificent choral works by Vaughan Williams (Toward the Unknown Region and Mass in G Minor) under the inspirational direction of conductor Adrian Partington.  Full details here

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday 28 March 2015

Colston Hall, Bristol

7.30pm                                                                     *

 

Haydn The Creation

 

Helen-Jane Howells soprano

Paul Badley tenor

David Ireland bass-baritone

 

Bristol Ensemble

Bristol Choral Society

Adrian Partington conductor

 

From vivid depictions of initial chaos and darkness, through the creation of light, the world and its inhabitants, Haydn packs his musical creation with inventiveness, wit, beauty and wonder. “I spent much time over it because I expect it to last for a long time,” he wrote. 217 years later, it's easy to see why!

 

TICKETS: £25, £20, £15, £10 (Under 25s £5, senior citizens 10% off)  » online from Bristol Choral Society or call 0845 652 1823 (Mon-Fri 10am-4pm) *
 

Other seats are available from Colston Hall (0844 887 1500, online from Colston Hall or in person) **

 

 

 

Saturday 11 April 2015

Colston Hall, Bristol

7pm

 

for National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain

 

Details to be announced

 

 

 

 

Saturday 13 June 2015

Bristol Cathedral

7.30pm                                                                    *

 

Sacred & Profane

 

Bristol Choral Society

David Bednall organ & piano

Julia Hwang violin

Adrian Partington conductor

 

In this concert of two halves, sacred choral music with a connection to Bristol is followed by a secular second half, including Bristol teenage violin sensation Julia Hwang playing The Lark Ascending.

 

TICKETS: £22, £17 (nave reserved), £14 & £10 (West End/side aisles unreserved) (under 25s £5, senior citizens 10% off) » online from Bristol Choral Society
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