It is always a special and somewhat hectic time of year for musicians, especially singers and we are very glad to be able to actually ‘sing’ this year in a couple of events. The first is an Advent event in the village of Bourton, Dorset on Wednesday the 1st of December, where you can find … More Christmas Is Coming!
We were quite busy during the Autumn of 2019 and our 2020 season has already started with a nearly sold out ‘Scottish Night At The Opera’ for our Burn’s Night celebration at The White Lion Inn, Bourton in Dorset. Another great collaboration with our close friends and colleagues in Musica da Camera. A delicious taster menu … More 2020 off to a flying start!
We have had an exciting start to 2019 with our Artistic Director’s visit to New York to sing in the Sir Karl Jenkins 75th Birthday Concert at Carnegie Hall, in January. It was a magical experience to meet and work with the composer, and his team, which included world famous conductor Jonathan Griffith, and to be part … More What’s New in 2019
After the success of last week’s concert in Melksham to raise funds for Dorothy House Hospice, we have two very different events coming up within 4 days of each other. Although each performance is designed around a Viennese theme, each concert will take place at very different venues and with different programmes. The first is … More It’s Viennese Season
We are delighted to be performing in aid of Dorothy House Hospice once again on the 29th September. We are keeping the concert close to home and in memoriam of a colleague at Stonar School, Mrs Sandy Muir. The concert is in two distinct halves. The first will be full of popular operatic classics, including … More Operatic Gala on the 29th of September
We will be performing in association with our friends in Opera Da Camera down in beautiful Dorset on the 10th and 11th of July. The White Lion Inn, in Bourton has created a lovely ‘Garden Stage’ and last year the audience were seated at tables in a Marquee situated at the front of the stage, so that they could … More New Opera In The Garden Dates
We are currently preparing for our next Opera Dinner at The White Lion Inn, Bourton, Dorset. This pub is set in the wonderful surroundings of Gillingham and is very close to the impressive National Trust property Stour Head. We are always delighted with the sell out audience, who seem to come back, time after time, … More Opera A Tavola
We are delighted to announce that our Artistic Director and Soprano, Susan Coates will be performing with the wonderfully talented pianist, Nick Goodall, in Bath Abbey on Friday 17th of November. Susan was approached by Julian House, (a charity for the homeless in Bath) to provide 30 minutes of music during their ‘vigil’ in … More Singing for the homeless in Bath Abbey on Friday 17th November
Well, what a night! We were delighted with the number in the audience who, despite competition from another choral concert close by, chose to support our merry band. I think we have decided to avoid trying to stage concerts at ‘pinch points’ so we don’t clash with other societies who will always stage concerts at the end … More Review of an Operatic Gala in aid of the RUH Forever Friends Appeal.
Our concert for the Royal United Hospital in Bath is just around the corner. It seems that the 1st of April is a popular date for many events but, despite this, we are pre-selling tickets at a steady pace. We have been busy placing our flyers in many outlets and keeping up our online presence via Twitter, … More 1st of April – No Joke