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June 2018 ¯
Wednesday 6 June: Wellington Choral Society  
Summer Sing Choral Workshop.  Duruflé: Requiem  
Wellington Methodist Church, Waterloo Road, Wellington, TA21 8JQ.  19:30.  £5 (£10 score hire)  

 
Saturday 9 June: Dorset Chamber Choir  
Singing Workshop.  Rutter: The Sprig of Thyme (selection) | Whitaker: The Seal Lullaby  
St James Church, Old Town, Poole.  Registration 10:30.  11:00 - 16:00.  £15  

 
Saturday 9 June: Weymouth Choral Society  
Music for a Summer's Eve  
All Saints' School, Weymouth  

 
Sunday 10 June: Glastonbury Male Voice Choir  
Flower Festival  
Street United Reformed Church.  19:30  

 
Wednesday 13 June: Wellington Choral Society  
Summer Sing Choral Workshop.  Duruflé: Requiem  
Wellington Methodist Church, Waterloo Road, Wellington, TA21 8JQ.  19:30.  £5 (£10 score hire)  

 
Saturday 16 June: Sherborne Singers  
Concert  
Stourton Caundle  

 
Saturday 16 June: South Somerset Choral Society  
Summer Singing Day.  Please come and join us for an all day workshop to sing some of the great choral classics.  
Barrington Village Hall.  For further information please contact the Musical Director, Tim Donaldson <conductor@southsomersetchoralsociety.org.uk>  

 
Saturday 16 June: Dorchester Arts  
Gregorian Chant Workshop.  Put Out Into The Deep – Chant for St Peter, Apostle and Fisherman.  Tutor: John Rowlands Pritchard  
St Peter’s Church, Dorchester.  10:00 - 16:00  

 
Saturday 16 June: Somerset Choral Society (aka Somerset Singers)  
Mozart: Requiem | Handel: Foundling Hospital Anthem  
St Mary's Church, Wedmore. 19:30.  £15  

 
Monday 18 June: Dorchester Choral Society  
Summer Outreach Concert.  Varied programme of summer music  
St Peter's Church, West Knighton.  18:30  

 
Monday 18 June: Dorchester Choral Society  
Summer Outreach Concert.  Varied programme of summer music  
St Mary's Church, Puddletown.  20:00  

 
Friday 22 June 22: Castle Cary Choir  
Church of St Barnabas, Queen Camel , BA22 7NX.  19:30  

 
Saturday 23 June: Briantspuddle Singers  
Come & Sing.  Jenkins: The armed man: a mass for peace  
Briantspuddle Village Hall DT2 7HS.  10:00 - 16:00.  £15 earlybird (£18 on the day) 01929 554 055  

 
Saturday 23 June: Collegium Singers  
A programme exploring musical expressions of faith through the ages, from Benedictine abbess Hildegarde of Bingen to the African American composer Moses Hogen, via J S Bach, Francis Poulenc, and Michel Tippett among others. In this concert Collegium Singers will be exploring a wide range of idioms, from medieval chant, high baroque and negro spirituals to progressive 20th century composition.  
St Michael's Church, Milverton.  19:30.  £12  

 
Saturday 23 June: The Orlando Singers  
Songs of Farewell: a programme of works charting journeys from this world to the next  
'In the midst of life' - Maurice Green: Lord, let me know mine end | Henry Purcell: In the midst of life we are in death.  'Love is strong as death' - William Walton: Set me as a seal upon thine heart | David Fawcett: Two short hours with you.  'Songs of farewell' - Hubert Parry: Songs of farewell.  'Life's dividing sea' - Daniel Elder: Willow-wood | Chris Hutchings: Do not stand at my grave and weep | Michał Ziółkowski: A dream within a dream.  'Above all earthly thought' - Edward Bairstow: Let all mortal flesh keep silence | I sat down under his shadow | Blessed City, heavenly Salem | William Harris: Faire is the heaven  
St Peter's Church, Bournemouth  

 
Saturday 23 June: Sherborne Chamber Choir  
Songs of Farewell: music for a Summer's Evening.  Byrd: Justorum animae | Elgar: They are at rest | Finzi: Lo! The full, final sacrifice | Ireland: Greater love | Lewis: The souls of the righteous | Parry: Songs of Farewell | Tomkins: When David heard  
Sherborne Abbey.  19:30.  £5 - £16  

 
Monday 25 June: Dorchester Choral Society  
Summer Outreach Concert.  Varied programme of summer music  
United Church, Dorchester.  19:30  

 
Wednesday 27 June: Yeovil Chamber Choir  
Summer Concert.  Women of note: a celebration of female composers: Amy Beach: Magnificat & Nunc dimittis | Imogen Holst: Mass in A minor | Judith Bingham: The darkness is no darkness | Elizabeth Poston: Jesus Christ the apple tree | Janet Wheeler: Alleluia, I heard a voice  
St Andrew's Church, Yeovil.  19:30  

 
Saturday 30 June: Cantamus  
Sumer is icumen in  
St John the Baptist Church, Hawkchurch.  19:00  

 
Saturday 30 June: Cantilena  
A Summer Idyll: an evening of music and readings on a pastoral theme, accompanied by good food and wine  
The Pavilion, Edgarley (Millfield Prep School), Glastonbury BA6 8LD.  19:00.  £12  

 
Saturday 30 June: Taunton Choral Society  
Brahms: German Requiem | Elgar: Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands  
Church of St Mary Magdalene, Taunton.  19:30.  £15  

 
Saturday 30 June: Yeovilton Military Wives Choir  
Armed Forces Day  
Tall Trees Community Centre, Ilchester  

 
July 2018

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Sunday 1 July: The Phoenix Singers  
Of Animals, Birds and Other Things.  Songs, choral and instrumental pieces about owls, swans, blue birds, deer, chickens, seals, insects, fish and primroses selected from four centuries of music, featuring madrigals by English, French and Italian writers, as well as music by Britten, Elgar, Stanford, Whitacre; folk-song arrangements; music for recorders and harpsichord, and mood music by Kodály and Delius.  
Brympton House, Brympton D'Evercy, Near Yeovil BA22 8TD  

 
Tuesday 3 July: Mid Wessex Singers  
Informal concert at our choir social for family and friends  
Somerton Court  

 
Friday 6 July: The People's Choir  
Summer Concert  
St John's Church, Yeovil.  19:30  

 
Saturday 7 July: Amici  
Sacred and Profane.  John Rutter: The Sprig of Thyme | Elgar: Great is the Lord | Finzi: Lo, the Full Final Sacrifice | John Ireland: Greater Love Hath No Man | also music by Parry, Stanford and Bainton  
St John’s Church, Wellington  

 
Saturday 7 July: Bath Society of Recorder Players  
Summer Music Day for a large array of instruments and voices.  Splendours of La Serenissima  
St Luke’s Church, Wellsway, Bath BA2 2BD.  10:00 - 16:00.  £20  

 
Saturday 7 July: Gillingham Singers  
Far & Near. A Summer Concert featuring a selection of music across the ages  
Christ Church, East Stour.  19:30.  £8 (under 16s free)  

 
Saturday 7 July: Spectra Musica  
A Pastoral Idyll.  Music by Britten, Vaughan Williams, Stanford ...  
The Memorial Hall, Kings School, Bruton.  19:30  

 
Saturday 7 July: Wimborne Choral Society  
Dowie: From darkness to light | Handel: My heart is inditing | The King shall rejoice  
Wimborne Minster  

 
Sunday 8 July: The Occasional Singers  
Summer Concert. The Green & Pleasant Land: a Programme of English choral music.  Birley: Dance to your daddy | Short Mass | Stanford: Three motets. Justorum animae | Caelos ascendit hodie | Beati quorum via | Vaughan Williams: Valiant-for-truth  
Church of St Peter & St Paul, Blandford.  19:00.  Free admission.  Collection in aid of the Dorset Rural Music School  

 
Sunday 8 July: South West Festival Chorus  
Brahms: Ein Deutches Requiem  
Holy Trinity Church, Frome  

 
Monday 9 July: Langport Community Choir  
End of Term Performance to raise funds for Sing for Water West  
Huish Episcopi Academy.  19:30  

 
Saturday 14 July: Broadstone Choir  
Purcell: Dido & Aeneas  
Gainsford Theatre, Lytchett Minster School.  19:30.  £12  

 
Saturday 14 July: Cantamus  
Sumer is icumen in  
St Mary's Church, Thorncombe.  19:00  

 
Sunday 15 July: Langport Community Choir  
Sing for Water West  
Brunel Passenger Shed, Bristol  

 
Sunday 15 July: Swan Singers  
Afternoon Concert.  Join them to hear some of the music from their tour!  Music by Bainton, Blow, Finzi, Gibbons, Harris, Howells, Ireland, Parsons, Purcell, Stanford, Tallis  
St Cuthbert's Church, Wells  

 
Saturday 21 July: Dorset Chamber Choir  
Summertime Song.  Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine | Rutter: The Sprig of Thyme | Whitacre; The Seal Lullaby | Joel: Goodnight my angel | Sacred motets by Palestrina, Tallis and Anon | Summer madrigals  
Barrington Theatre, Ferndown.  16:00.  £10.  

 
Monday 23 July: Dorset Chamber Choir  
Summertime Song.  Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine | Rutter: The Sprig of Thyme | Whitacre; The Seal Lullaby | Joel: Goodnight my angel | Sacred motets by Palestrina, Tallis and Anon | Summer madrigals  
Merley House, Wimborne.  19:30.  £10  

 
Saturday 28 July: Somerset Chamber Choir  
Paradisi Gloria: music from the golden age of Italian splendour.  Vivaldi: Gloria | Tartini: Trumpet Concerto | Domenico Scarlatti: Stabat mater | Alessandro Scarlatti: Salve regina  
Wells Cathedral.  19:00  

 
August 2018

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Saturday 4 August: Clevedon Choral Society (Summer Choir)  
Summer Serenade  
Clevedon Pier.  15:30  

 
Friday 10 August: Wessex Festival Singers (Wessex Festival)  
War and Peace.  Haydn: Missa in tempore belli (Mass in the Time of War) | Vaughan Williams: Six Choral Songs to be Sung in Time of War | Elgar: With proud thanksgiving | Parry: Grant us thy peace, Lord | Paul Ayres: 'Tis not too late to seek a better world  
Lytchett Minster Parish Church.  19:30.  £12, £8  

 
Saturday 11 August: The Orlando Singers (Wessex Festival)  
In Terra Pax: the quest for peace, rest and justice.  Stanford: Kyrie eleison, from Missa Via Victrix | Ernest Farrar: To daffodils | Healey Willan: How they so softly rest | Elgar: Lux aeterna | Tippett: Spirituals, from A Child of our Time | Parry: My soul, there is a country | Orlando di Lasso: Da pacem Domine | Grieg: Dona nobis pacem | Samuel Barber: Agnus Dei  
Minster Church, Wimborne Minster.  19:30.  £12 | £8  

 
September 2018

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Saturday 22 September: South Early Music Forum  
Workshop for Voices and Instruments with Matt Kingston  
St John’s Church, West Bay.  Tuning 10:00.  10:30 - 16:00  

 
Saturday 29 September: Weston Choral Society  
Come & Sing.  Kings, Queens and Dukes: music for Royal occasions.  Parry: I was glad | Handel: Zadok the priest  
St Mark's Church, Worle, Weston-super-Mare  

 
October 2018

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Saturday 13 | Sunday 14 October: Dorset Bach Cantata Club  
J S Bach: Cantata BWV 71, Gott ist mein König | Cantata BWV 130, Herr Gott, dich loben alle wir  
Sturminster Newton High School. Sat 14:00 - 19:30 | Sun 10:00 - 17:30.  £20  

 
Saturday 13 October: Yeovilton Military Wives Choir  
Concert  
St Cuthbert's Church, Wells  

 
November 2018

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Saturday 10 November: Wells Cathedral Oratorio Society  
Jonathan Dove: For an unknown  soldier | Faure: Réquiem  
Wells Cathedral  

 
Saturday 17 November: South Somerset Choral Society  
Vivaldi: Gloria | Allegri: Miserere | D'Astorga: Stabat mater | Pergolesi: Magnificat  

 
Sunday 25 November: The Occasional Singers  
Advent Concert  
St Mary's Church, Dorchester.  15:00  

 
December 2018

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Saturday 1 December: Bridgwater Choral Society  
Come & Sing.  Handel: Messiah  
St Mary's Church, Bridgwater.  19:30  

 
Saturday 1 December: The West Somerset Singers  
Concert  

 
Wednesday 5 December : Yeovil Chamber Choir | Axminster Chamber Choir  
J S Bach: Cantata 140, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme | Marc Antoine Charpentier: Messe de minuit  
St Andrew's Church, Yeovil.  19:30  

 
Saturday 8 December: South Petherton Choral Society  
Church of St Peter and St Paul, South Petherton.  19:00  

 
Saturday 8 December: Weston Choral Society  
Journey to Bethlehem.  
St Johns Church, Weston-super-Mare BS23 2AG  

 
Sunday 9 December : Axminster Chamber Choir | Yeovil Chamber Choir  
J S Bach: Cantata 140, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme| Marc Antoine Charpentier: Messe de minuit  
The Minster Church of St Mary, Axminster.  15:00  

 
Monday 10 December: Sherborne Singers  
Christmas Concert  
Sherborne Abbey.  19:30  

 
February 2019  
Saturday 9 | Sunday 10 February: Dorset Bach Cantata Club  
J S Bach: Cantata BWV 78, Jesu, der du meine Seele | Cantata BWV 67, Halt im Gedächtnis Jesum Christ  
Sturminster Newton High School. Sat 14:00 - 19:30 | Sun 10:00 - 17:30.  £20  

 
Saturday 16 February: Bridgwater Choral Society  
Come & Sing.  Handel: Jephtha  
Salvation Army Hall, Moorland Road, Bridgwater  

 
May 2019  
Saturday 11 | Sunday 12 May: Dorset Bach Cantata Club  
J S Bach: Cantata BWV 79, Gott, der Herr, ist Sonnʼ und Schild | Cantata BWV 205, Der Zufriedengestellte Äolus  
Sturminster Newton High School. Sat 14:00 - 19:30 | Sun 10:00 - 17:30.  £20  

 
   

 

 

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