WESTBURY & DISTRICT CHORAL SOCIETY

Registered Charity No. 1028041

 

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Events

 

Weekly Rehearsals

Our rehearsals are held every Wednesday between September and April (except between Christmas and New Year) at Westbury Methodist Church from 19:30 - 21:30.  Have a look at our Meet Us page for details.  Refreshments are available in the break.

 

Concerts

Concerts are arranged at Christmas and in the Spring (noted in red below).  We also sometimes sing at other events, such as the Westbury Music and Arts Festival.  Keep your eyes on both this and the News page.

 

April 2019

 

Saturday

 

6th

 

  Spring Concert - All Saints' Parish Church, Church Lane, Westbury, BA13 3BT

 

  19:30 - Tickets from Choral Society members, Westbury Visitor Centre (available mid-March) or on the door.

 

  Programme:

  Maunder: Olivet to Calvary

  Rutter: Magnificat (1st movement)

  Strauss: Nun's Chorus from Casanova

  Rutter: Down by the Riverside

 

  Complete with professional soloists.

 

Thursday

 

11th

  Social Evening - members, Friends of Westbury Choral, and invited guests only

Wednesday

 

17th

  Annual General Meeting - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

 

  19:30 - Members and invited guests only - come and hear how the year has gone, plans for next year, and have your say

  about the future of the Society.

 

 

September 2019

 

Wednesday

 

11th

 

  Rehearsals Resume - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

 

  19:30 - New members always welcome - no audition necessary

 

 

 

December 2019

 

Friday

 

20th

 

  Christmas Concert - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

  Programme to include excerpts from Handel's Messiah.

  19:30 - Tickets from Choral Society members, Westbury Visitor Centre (available late November) or on the door.

 

Saturday

 

21st

  Imber Festival of Carols - Performing at Imber

 

  14:30 - Tickets available early November from www.imberchurch.org.uk but sell out very fast!

 

 

January 2020

 

Wednesday

 

8th

 

  Rehearsals Resume - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

 

  19:30 - New members always welcome - no audition necessary

 

 

 

February 2020

 

Saturday

 

1st

 

  'Come and Sing' - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

 

  Conductor: Luke Pickett

  Accompanist: Rob Danter

  Works TBC

  Refreshments available.  6 adults, 3 students, to include score hire.  No need to book, just turn up!

 

  13:30 - Registration opens

  14:00 - Rehearsal

  16:30 - Informal run-through/performance

  17:00 - Finish

 

 

April 2020

 

Saturday

 

4th

 

  Spring Concert - All Saints' Parish Church, Church Lane, Westbury, BA13 3BT

 

  19:30 - Tickets from Choral Society members, Westbury Visitor Centre (available mid-March) or on the door.

 

  Programme:

  Archer: Requiem

  Mozart: Missa Brevis K.259

  Mozart: Ave Verum

  Handel: Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened

  J.S. Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

 

  Complete with professional soloists and orchestra.

 

Thursday

 

16th

  Social Evening - members, Friends of Westbury Choral, and invited guests only

Wednesday

 

22nd

  Annual General Meeting - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

 

  19:30 - Members and invited guests only - come and hear how the year has gone, plans for next year, and have your say

  about the future of the Society.

 

 

Please note that although rehearsal and concert dates are set in stone at the time of writing, events are subject to change, sometimes at short notice, generally due to circumstances beyond our control.  It is advisable to check before travelling: information will be posted on this webpage.  Alternatively, please contact us.

 

 

 

 

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