Bristol Choral Society

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Members

Rehearsal Schedule

Rehearsals take place on Wednesday evenings from 7.15 – 9.30pm during the academic year at the Physics Building, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TH unless otherwise stated below.

New members are welcome, but should read the information about joining the choir and get in touch before attending any rehearsals.

This is the schedule for the concerts in the 2016-17 season.
At the end are some aids for learning the music.

2016-17 SEASON

Summer Term

Wednesday 5 April Bernstein, Duruflé & Whitacre
Wednesday 12 April NO REHEARSAL
Wednesday 19 April NO REHEARSAL
Wednesday 26 April Bernstein, Duruflé & Whitacre
Wednesday 3 May Bernstein, Duruflé & Whitacre
Wednesday 10 May Bernstein, Duruflé & Whitacre
Wednesday 17 May Bernstein, Duruflé & Whitacre
Wednesday 24 May Bernstein, Duruflé & Whitacre
Wednesday 31 May NO REHEARSAL
Wednesday 7 June Bernstein, Duruflé & Whitacre
Saturday 10 June Bernstein, Duruflé & Whitacre CONCERT
Bristol Cathedral
Tuesday 13 June Provisional rehearsal for Hamm – TBC
Wednesday 14 June Provisional rehearsal for Hamm – TBC
Wednesday 21 June Provisional rehearsal for Hamm – TBC

2017-18 SEASON

Autumn Term

Wednesday 30 August AGM
Wednesday 6 September Brahms
Wednesday 13 September Brahms
Wednesday 20 September Brahms
Wednesday 27 September Brahms / Mahler (order TBC)
Wednesday 4 October Brahms / Mahler (order TBC)
Wednesday 11 October Brahms / Mahler (order TBC)
Wednesday 18 October Brahms
Wednesday 25 October Brahms
Saturday 28 October Brahms CONCERT
Colston Hall
Wednesday 1 November Mahler / English Christmas (order TBC)
Wednesday 8 November Mahler (with Eugene Monteith) / English Christmas
Saturday 11 November Mahler CONCERT
The Forum, Bath
Wednesday 15 November English Christmas
Wednesday 22 November English Christmas
Wednesday 29 November English Christmas
Wednesday 6 December English Christmas
Wednesday 13 December English Christmas
Saturday 16 December English Christmas CONCERT
Colston Hall

Spring Term

Wednesday 10 January Chilcott / Carmina Burana
Wednesday 17 January Chilcott / Carmina Burana
Wednesday 24 January Chilcott / Carmina Burana
Wednesday 31 January Chilcott / Carmina Burana
Wednesday 7 February Chilcott / Carmina Burana
Wednesday 14 February Chilcott / Carmina Burana
Wednesday 21 February Chilcott / Carmina Burana
Wednesday 28 February Chilcott / Carmina Burana
Wednesday 7 March Chilcott / Carmina Burana
Saturday 10 March Chilcott / Carmina Burana CONCERT
Colston Hall
Wednesday 14 March Lisbon Tour Rehearsal
Only those attending tour
Wednesday 21 March Lisbon Tour Rehearsal
Only those attending tour
Wednesday 28 March Lisbon Tour Rehearsal
Only those attending tour

Summer Term

Wednesday 11 April Baroque programme
Wednesday 18 April Baroque programme
Wednesday 25 April Baroque programme
Wednesday 2 May Baroque programme
Wednesday 9 May Baroque programme
Wednesday 16 May Baroque programme
Wednesday 23 May Baroque programme
Wednesday 30 May NO REHEARSAL
Wednesday 6 June Baroque programme
Wednesday 13 June Baroque programme
Wednesday 16 June Baroque CONCERT
Bristol Cathedral


AIDS FOR LEARNING THE MUSIC

Hilary recommends these recordings for the summer programme:

  • Whitacre:
    Light and Gold by Eric Whitacre.
  • Bernstein:
    Deutsche Grammophon recording conducted by Leonard Bernstein.
    Telarc recording conducted by Robert Shaw.
  • Duruflé:
    Teldec recording conducted by Michael Legrand.
    Naxos recording conducted by Michel Piquemal.

Cyberbass (free) – provides tutti and parts in midi files to help in learning the notes. See http://www.cyberbass.com/

Choraline (not free) – provides mp3 downloads or a CD, see http://www.choraline.com

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